21 Jan '12, 3pm

6,000 Year Old Peruvian Popcorn Reminds Us How New GMO Corn Really Is

6,000 Year Old Peruvian Popcorn Reminds Us How New GMO Corn Really Is

Corn has been a point of controversy for the past few years as a result of an onslaught of genetic modification that has made finding none-manipulated varieties nearly impossible. But even though today nearly 9 out of 10 corn crops are genetically modified and often monoculture crops, it hasn’t always been this way. GMO Corn Really Recent Both North and South America have been growing corn for thousands of years and it’s only been since the mid-1990's that we saw the first approvals for large-scale commercial cultivation of genetically modified crops. But the change happened frighteningly fast and in 2008, Monsanto's triple-stack corn, which combines Roundup Ready 2-weed control technology with YieldGard Corn Borer and YieldGard Rootworm insect control, was planted on 32 million U.S. acres. But these indigenous varieties that are being pushed out to make way for GMO corn h...

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