1. Organic food at risk due to approvals of GE crops

March 2011
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;Mar2011, p1
The article reports that U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has allowed farmers to plant a variety of new genetically engineered (GE) crops. It informs that the approval is opposed by farmers, consumers, and food industry. It also informs that the genetically engineered (GE) crops threaten the quality of processed food and organic market. It further informs that USDA has approved farmers to grow GE alfalfa, ethanol corn, and sugar beets.


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