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Study: Genetically-Engineered Food Bacteria Could Target Cancer

Millions of people are sickened each year by the food-borne bacteria, Salmonella. But a genetically-engineered version of the pathogen may someday be used as a weapon against cancer.   Salmonella is the most common bacteria to contaminate food.  Found in undercooked meats, eggs and milk, the microbe can cause severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever. One strain of Salmonella is also responsible for typhoid. But researchers in the U.S. and Germany have...

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