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GM crops Currently on the Market in the United States

More than sixty genetically modified crops have been approved for US food and feed supplies:

o Corn (20 varieties)
o Oilseed Rape/Canola (11 varieties)
o Cotton (11 varieties)
o Tomato (6 varieties)
o Potato (4 varieties)
o Soybean (3 varieties)
o Sugar Beet (3 varieties)
o Squash (2 varieties)
o Cantaloupe
o Rice
o Flax
o Raddicchio
o Papaya
o Alfalfa
o Wheat

Of these crops, only corn, soybeans, cotton, canola, squash, and papaya grown in Hawaii, are commercially produced. More than 85 percent of soybeans grown in the United States are transgenic, GM cotton is grown on more than 70 percent of cotton fields, and GM corn is grown on about 50 percent of corn acreage. Many of the other crops have either been taken off the market, such as potato, sugar beet, flax, and tomato, or have never been commercially grown, such as wheat and rice, due to market opposition.