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Backlash in Latin America against genetically modified food

| | January 2, 2013

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Are genetically modified crops “Franken-foods” or the answer to global hunger and climate change?

That is the dilemma dividing Latin America, where vast quantities of GM crops are grown. Ecuador’s constitution actually prohibits them and Peru recently voted for a 10-year moratorium.

Outside the US, no region has a greater expanse of agricultural land sown with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) than South America.

View the original article here: In Latin America, a growing backlash against genetically modified food

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