China has begun rejecting shiploads of American corn because of traces of an unapproved genetically modified corn showing up in shipments.
In case you’re wondering, crows won’t eat GMO corn, and neither should we!
In 2011, Mexico experienced a severe cold snap and drought that devastated corn crops. Monsanto used the corn shortage to start a high-pressure PR push for their GM corn that spring.
This is one thing that irritates me about the EU (which I’m generally a fan of) — France is apparently not allowed to ban GMOs inside its borders. Rather than [ … ]