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Old 09-16-2008, 06:22 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by zeffryn View Post
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.
I meant pretty much just what you said. I was trying to clarify because it sounded like the OP thought the GM part had to do with the organisms used to ferment soy, or that fermenting killed something and somehow got rid of any genetic modification.
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