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Charles Benbrook: How GMOs Have Spawned Superweeds

Charles Benbrook, the chief scientist at The Organic Center, is a pesticide policy expert and weed resistance specialist who has worked on agricultural policy, science and regulatory issues in Washington, D.C. The use of genetically engineered crops has spawned the creation of so-called "superweeds," which force farmers to use more toxic herbicides for weed control.

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