Genetically modified (GM) tobacco has yet another therapeutic use. Studies at University of Guelph and at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada showed GM tobacco reduced the incidence of diarrhea in three-week-old, recently weaned piglets by more than 30 per cent. That’s huge: diarrhea is often fatal, especially in piglets.
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Owen Roberts is a faculty member in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications program at the University of Illinois. As an agricultural journalist, he is the past president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Canadian Farm Writers' Federation. His programs and research papers have been recognized nationally and internationally through awards from the Journal of Applied Communications, the National Agri-Marketing Association, the Association for Communications Excellence, and others.