21 May '11, 3pm

GM Drought Resistant Corn Up For Deregulation Even Though the USDA Says it Doesn't Perform Well

The latest GM crop up for deregulation is Monsanto's drought resistant corn. Although much of the nation's corn crop is genetically modified for pests and herbicides , this will be the first GM crop approved for drought resistance. Monsanto wants approval fast because with drought becoming a growing problem throughout the country, there's big money in getting this seed to market. But the problem is the USDA has openly stated that the new GM corn doesn't work as well as many natural corn varieties already on the market.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/gm-drought-resist...

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