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10/07/2013 10:03 am ET Updated Dec 07, 2013

NY Times Highlights GMO Fight In Hawaii

AP

WAIMEA, Hawaii -- The balmy tropical isles here seem worlds apart from the expansive cornfields of the Midwest, but Hawaii has become the latest battleground in the fight over genetically modified crops.

Over the last decade, the state has become a hub for the development of genetically engineered corn and other crops that are sold to farmers around the globe. Monsanto and other seed companies have moved here en masse, and corn now sprouts on thousands of acres where sugar or pineapples once grew.

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