Here’s a petition against approving using Agent Orange chemicals on US corn & soybean crops.(Yes the Agent Orange used to clear the jungle & destroy crops in the Vietnam War)
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) concedes that Dow’s new 2,4-D-resistant crops could speed up the evolution of new “superweeds” which would ultimately require even heavier applications of ever-more toxic herbicides, and could also have “off-target” effects.
Still, the agency signaled (on January 3, 2014), in the release of its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), that it favors approving the new GMO crops.
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