The outgoing president of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, announced a few weeks ago that he would delay approval of genetically modified corn. The decision will be left to President Enrique Pena Nieto, who took office on December 1.
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In case you’re wondering, crows won’t eat GMO corn, and neither should we!
France asked the EU yesterday to ban Monsanto’s genetically modified corn.
The USDA deregulated Monsanto’s drought-tolerant GM corn on Thursday.
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 say that GMOs are not allowed to be grown there until they are proven safe, France’s highest court decided last week that GMOs were not […]
As Ken Roseboro wrote earlier today, Monsanto GM sweet corn is about to be much more ubiquitous in the U.S. Interestingly, this announcement comes at about the same time as the release of a new study out of Iowa State University showing that some organisms that are supposed to be repelled by this GM corn are becoming resistant to it (and passing on that resistance to their offspring).
Americans are eating GM sweet corn and will likely eat more with Monsanto’s first GM vegetable. But without GM food labeling no one will know.
After initially saying ‘NO’ to Monsanto’s pilot project, Mexico has succumbed and agreed.
A new study published in Science found that Bt corn provides economic benefits for farmers who plant non-GM corn in nearby fields. It sounds great, but is that the whole story?
A recent E.U. study found that rats who’s diets included different strains of Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) corn experienced kidney, liver, and other organ damage.