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Modified pigs win limited approval in Canada


April 6, 2010
By National Geographic News

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April 1, 2001, Guelph, Ont
– A genetically engineered pig recently approved for limited production in
Canada makes urine and feces that contain up to 65 percent less phosphorous,
officials have announced.


April 1, 2001, Guelph, Ont
– A genetically engineered pig recently approved for limited production in
Canada makes urine and feces that contain up to 65 percent less phosphorous,
officials have announced.

Dubbed Enviropig, the
genetically altered animal cleared a major hurdle in late February, when the
government-run Environment Canada approved the animal for production in
controlled research settings.

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