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Superweeds: A long-predicted problem for GM crops has arrived

| | May 17, 2012
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I was a member of the FDA Food Advisory Committee when the agency approved production of genetically modified foods in the early 1990s. At the time, critics repeatedly warned that widespread planting of GM crops modified to resist Monsanto’s weed-killer, Roundup, were highly likely to select for “superweeds” that could withstand treatment with Roundup.

View the original article here: Superweeds: A Long-Predicted Problem for GM Crops Has Arrived – Atlantic Online

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