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Bioengineered seeds of destruction
Bioengineered seeds of destruction

So much of the current debate on labeling foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) focuses on the health impacts of eating that food. ("The legal nightmare of labeling GMOs," Letters, May 10) While this is the immediate issue for many people, it's important to take a step back and look at why Monsanto and other producers of modified seeds are pushing farmers to plant their patented crops: because it enables farmers to spray their fields with herbicides such as Roundup without fear that this will kill off the crops. The aggressive use of herbicides is destroying bee and butterfly habitats (the monarch butterfly population has been decimated by the use of...

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