The controversy over genetically modified crops is shifting to alarm over the potent herbicide that some seeds enable. That compound is called glyphosate, and it’s coming under fire.
Thanks in large part to the widespread use of genetically modified corn, soy and other crops, herbicides containing glyphosate are being more widely used than ever before. At the same time, new concerns about the health and environmental damage that the chemical causes are prompting calls to restrict it.
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