08 Aug '11, 4pm

Monsanto Corn at Farm Markets? | Care2 Causes

Monsanto Corn at Farm Markets? | Care2 Causes

Sweet corn is ripe at the farmers’ market. I can’t get enough of it. Only one vendor had it this week, from a farm in the warmer valley to the south of us. The rest will ripen over the next couple weeks. We know the farmers who provide our summer corn. They grow organically and pick the corn as close to market opening as they can manage. I don’t have to ask them if they planted genetically engineered corn. Things are changing, however, not with the organic ears at my farmers’ market but with the sweet corn modified by chemical companies. Monsanto already sells seeds with built-in resistance to corn borer, rootworm and herbicide. The Roundup-ready corn ends up in cereal, chips, and dozens of other products already on supermarket shelves. Now they have a triple-stack corn heading to farm fields. The harvest is aimed at the fresh-produce market. The corn has three added trait...

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