Genetically-inserted insecticide contaminates waterways

09/29/2010 | ScientificAmerican.com

U.S. scientists discovered traces of the Bt toxin, a bacterial protein genetically inserted into crops to kill pests, in some of the streams in the Midwest. There are concerns that the toxins from these waters could get into the Mississippi and Missouri river basin and end up in the Gulf of Mexico, where high levels of fertilizer runoff have been found.

View Full Article in:

ScientificAmerican.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Vice President, Science and Regulatory Affairs
American Beverage Association
Washington, DC
Director - Career Services
The Culinary Institute of America
Hyde Park, NY
Vice President, HEDIS & Performance Outcomes
CareSource
Dayton, OH
Director of Contracting and Compliance
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Multiple Locations, MD