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GE Fields & Pesticides in Hawai'i

Hawaii Issue brief

Five of the world’s six largest genetically engineered (GE) seed and pesticide corporations use Hawai’i to field test new crops and raise parent seeds for markets on the mainland. This trend is on the rise. From 2010 to 2013, the U.S. Department of Agriculture granted over 100 new permits to these corporations for field trials in Hawai’i — more than anywhere else in the country.

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