Agent Orange corn’ thrills farmers, worries critics

| | June 20, 2012
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There is a controversy in the food industry over so-called “Agent Orange corn.” The genetically modified vegetable is protected from a herbicide that kills so-called super weeds, but is linked to the notorious “Agent Orange” used in Vietnam. Many farmers are thrilled with the corn, but many critics think it will lead to more use of toxic chemicals.

View the original article here: Agent Orange corn’ thrills farmers, worries critics – WTVR-TV

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