Pig out

2019-03-06 06:14:26

By Sylvia Pagán Westphal MEAT from transgenic pigs destined for destruction was turned into sausage and eaten by at least nine people in Florida. It may be the first time people in the US have eaten genetically modified meat. This month Florida prosecutors have launched an investigation into the incident, which began when a University of Florida employee stole three dead experimental pigs. Unaware of the meat’s origin, a butcher made sausages from it. Helen Griffin, who ate about 5 pounds of the sausages with a friend, thought they “tasted real good”. No ill effects were reported,