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NYT Blasts GMOs on Yield, Pesticide Claims

GMO technology is often under fire by critics who make various health and safety claims. Proponents typically respond that GMO crops use fewer pesticides and generate higher yields. A recent article from the New York Times, “Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops,” is challenging those assumed benefits.

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