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    Bt corn

    In India, farm workers who touched Bt corn became sick.
    What does Bt. mean?

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    Re: Bt corn

    "Bt" stands for "Bacillus thuringiensis", a bacterial organism. You can read about this here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_maize

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    Re: Bt corn

    fadysandy, before coming to us it's always a good idea to try Google. If you Google "Bt corn", you get this page of hits. All the top hits would have told you that it's GM (genetically modified), "biotech" corn. It was 1hr 20mins before MikeNewYork replied to your post. You could have read most of the information on the net in that time!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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