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The Wall Street Journal - Today GMOs make up more than 90% of the corn, soybean, cotton, sugar beet and canola grown in the U.S, and the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents big food companies, estimates GMOs are in about 80% of packaged foods. Here are a few things worth knowing about GMOs: blogs.wsj.com/...
Have you ever wondered how GMO corn is made? Roundup Ready Corn is genetically engineered corn that has had its DNA modified to withstand the herbicide glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto's herbicide Roundup). It is also known as "glyphosate tolerant corn." RR corn was first deregulated in the U.S. in 1997 and first commercialized in the U.S. in 1998. Read the study here: gmoseralini.org/... #GMOs #RightToKnow #GECorn #Maize
Sugar is often sourced from genetically modified crops. Corn and sugar beets are two of the most common GMO commodity crops grown in the US, making up 88% of corn and 95% of sugar beets grown on American soil. More information on GMO sugar here: gmoinside.org/... #GMOs #Sugar #Corn