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Report finds 29,000 GMO field tests allowed

publication date: Jun 1, 2001
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Nearly 29,000 field tests of genetically engineered organisms were authorized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) between 1987 and 2000 despite serious environmental threats and inadequate regulations in place to monitor their impacts, according to a new report released by the State Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) and Genetically Engineered Food Alert.


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