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Genetically Engineered Crops Are Prevalent

Created on May 20, 2016

Genetically Engineered Crops Are Prevalent

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Read the original report, "Federal and State Governments Should Not Require Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food," by Daren Bakst.

Note: Cotton sales include cottonseed.
Sources: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2012 Census of Agriculture, Census Highlights, https://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/ 2012/Online_Resources/Highlights/ (accessed May 2, 2016), and U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, “Genetically Engineered Varieties of Corn, Upland Cotton, and Soybeans, by State and for the United States, 2000-15,” July 2015, http://www.ers.usda.gov/ data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineered-crops-in-the-us.aspx (accessed May 2, 2016).

FIGURE 1 • IB 4567

Tags: GMO, genetically-engineered-food, agriculture