GE Crops Report
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Genetically Engineered Crops Creating More Pesticide Addiction in U.S.
|According to a recent (December 2008) global summary report from the Worldwatch Institute:
1) The U.S. leads the world, by far, in genetically engineered crop production and consumption.
2) The widespread planting of crops genetically engineered to resist specific pesticides (which allows farmers to apply more pesticides to their
3) Due to the presence of these new superweeds, GM crop production has already led to a $60 million annual increase in pesticide use in the U.S.