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GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS

The USDA estimates that in 1999, genetically engineered crops occupied 25% of U.S. cropland: 35% of corn and 55% of soybeans.

     The Organic Consumers Union lists 36 altered veggies and fruits.
(USA Weekend, November 12, 1999)

In 2005, 52% of the U.S. corn acreage was planted with Genetically Modified Seed.

In 2005, 87% of the U.S. soybean acreage was planted with Genetically Modified Seed.

 

 

 

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