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Do This - or You Could Soon be Eating an "Agent Orange" for Dinner

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  • One of the active ingredients in Agent Orange, 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), a broadleaf herbicide, may be introduced directly into our food supply, as a result of weeds are becoming increasingly resistant to Monsanto’s broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup (glyphosate), which is used in massive quantities on all genetically engineered Roundup Ready crops. The answer, according to Dow AgriScience, is a triple-resistant crop that can survive being sprayed with this Agent Orange herbicide in addition to glyphosate and glufosinate


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