• Billions of GE Mosquitoes Released, Health Risks Ignored

    1 month ago - By Mercola

    Biotechnology company Oxitec spent years trying to gain approval to release its controversial genetically engineered mosquitoes in the U.S., specifically in Key West, Florida. In June 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services gave the go-ahead for the plan, 1 following the U.S. EPA's granting of an experimental use permit that would allow the GE mosquitoes to be released in Florida as well as Texas. 2
    April 2021 marked the culmination of Oxitec's efforts, when nearly 5 million GE Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were released in the Keys over a seven-month period 3...
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