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Hippocrates says: 'Let thy food be thy medicine'

 

1. Enough to go around

2. Got antibodies?

3. Potatoes vs. cholera!

4. More than resistance...

 

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Edible vaccines: not quite ready for prime time, Laura Bonetta, Nature Medicine, Feb. 2002.

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Oral immunization with a recombinant bacterial antigen produced in transgenic plants, T.A. Haq and C.J. Arntzen et al., Science 268, 1995.

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View responses to Arntzen's work in this internet forum.

World Health Organization.

See where it all began. Cornell University's Boyce Thompson Institute.

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