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New GMO Crops May Raise Herbicide Use

A new generation of genetically modified organisms has taken a step toward the market, promising farmers better control of especially troublesome weeds. But critics say those weeds are a byproduct of the first round of GMOs, and this new round will dramatically increase the use of a more problematic herbicide that environmentalists say may raise health concerns. A branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has recommended approval of two varieties of soybean and one type of corn...

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