Ecologist magazine pushes ‘Agent Orange’ demonization of GM corn, soybeans

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A new report published today examines the dangers of the pesticide 2,4-D – an ingredient of Vietnam’s Agent Orange – and the steady increase of applications for genetically modified (GM) herbicide resistant plants for import into the EU.

This reflects an increased interest in the cultivation of plants with resistance against the 2,4-D and other related herbicides in the world’s major cash crop regions such as the US, Brazil and Argentina.

If GM crops engineered for 2,4-D herbicide resistance are permitted for import to the EU, the danger is that resdidues will enter the human food chain via animal feeds.

Read the full, original article: Keep Agent Orange herbicide out of our food!

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