GMOs and Pesticides in Hawai’i

Mar 21, 2014

Monsanto's Roundup is a general use pesticide that poses no known or significant threat to humans or the environment. Eighty-five percent of genetically engineered crops are herbicide resistant; the majority are resistant to Roundup, whose use is expanding world wide.
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All week, HPR has been looking at genetic engineering and issues raised by these new technologies.   In today’s installment, HPR’s Noe Tanigawa looks at the pesticide industry and pesticide use in Hawai’i.

Find a condensed version of Hawai’i’s pesticide laws here.

For information on Hawai’i pest control programs, click here:

The memorandum of understanding between Monsanto and the County of Maui is here.