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Ten Good Reasons Why GMOs Are Not Compatible With Organic Agriculture

Submitted by Food Democracy Now on April 26, 2010 - 11:31am

By Jim Riddle

Despite fundamental differences in what they represent, there are occasional calls to allow the use of genetic engineering  (which produces genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs) within the USDA National Organic Program. GMO varieties are currently most widespread in corn, soybean, canola and cotton crops, in dairy production, and in minor ingredients, such as dairy cultures, used in food processing, but new products are being introduced and commercialized. 

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