[Marxism] Fwd: Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops - The New York Times

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Oct 29 16:23:21 MDT 2016


LONDON — The controversy over genetically modified crops has long 
focused on largely unsubstantiated fears that they are unsafe to eat.

But an extensive examination by The New York Times indicates that the 
debate has missed a more basic problem — genetic modification in the 
United States and Canada has not accelerated increases in crop yields or 
led to an overall reduction in the use of chemical pesticides.

full: 
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/30/business/gmo-promise-falls-short.html



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