Genetic engineering: Is it a a food fix or does it cause more problems?

| | September 5, 2012
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Genetically engineered (GE) crops are often discussed as the way to feed the world’s growing populations and to mitigate the affects of climate change.

But the spreading of those same genetically engineered traits to weeds is now well documented.  Invasive plants  become “super weeds” and insects develop resistance to the trait, making them even tougher to fight than they were before the use of GE crops.

View the original article here: Genetic Engineering: A Food Fix? – Forbes

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