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GMO timeline: 1976-2011

The U.S. plants more genetically engineered crops than any other country. Roughly 60 million hectares (150 million acres) were cultivated in 2010that's double what Brazil, the second largest producer, grew in the same year. Meanwhile, GE crops are associated with a number of environmental issues among them, the creation of superweeds and cross-pollination with organic crops and wild plants. How did we get here?

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