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Monsanto, Biotech Industry Allowed to Conduct Their Own GMO Assessments

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on April 28, 2011 - 9:30am

By Theodora Filis,

It has been 12 years since the world’s first GM crop, the Flavr Savr tomato, was commercially approved, and hundreds more GM varieties were granted deregulation status. The global area of GM crops has reached 102 million hectares, according to industry sources, though this has been strongly contested around the world.

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