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Re: GM crops and mycotoxins

Rick Roush wrote:
>Given the recent debate on this server about GM crops in developing
>countries, I thought the following was especially interesting, particularly
>the points about GM crops diminishing mycotoxin food contamination and the
>links of  mycotoxin to esophageal cancer in many parts of South Africa,
>followed by a report on the reduction of mycotoxins in Bt corn.

The article said that GM crops "MAY also reduce post-harvest fungal
Are there published, peer reviewed papers that prove there IS a reduction
or is this just speculation ?