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Rise of GM crops in America over past decade

| | August 13, 2014
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently posted new data on how genetically modified crops have taken over American farms in the past decade. It’s worth taking a look at some of the highlights:

More than 93 percent of corn, soy, and cotton in the U.S. is now genetically modified

Herbicide tolerance and insect tolerance are the most popular traits

Up to 70 percent of processed foods in the U.S. now contain GMO ingredients

Read the full, original article: How GMO crops conquered the United States

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