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Old 09-16-2008, 06:51 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by JulieJ08 View Post
I believe the soybean itself is genetically modified.
I'm not exactly sure what you mean by this.

in 2006, 89% (up almost 1000% since 1997 where only 8% were) of the soybeans grown in the US were genetically modified to be "roundup ready" or resistant to conventional herbicides and pesticides. That sounds bad, but it allows for no-till farming which greatly reduces soil erosion.

That being said, we buy organic.
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