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Mexico stands up to Monsanto – says no to GMO corn

Mexico stands up to Monsanto – says no to GMO corn

Pesticide-ridden GMO corn? Really? Are you referring to the Bt protein that has been the staple of organic farming insect control for decades? Also, what about the millions of pounds of insecticides REPLACED by GMO hybrids, particularly the highly toxic soil insecticides for corn rootworm control? I suggest you couch your arguments solely in the aesthetic terms of maintaining the “cuisine, history and culture” of Mexico, without venturing into misrepresentations about pesticides. GMO corn has clearly replaced a huge swath of the most toxic pesticide use. Will traditional Mexican varieties “save the planet” as you suggest? You can only hope so. But history tells us that high-yield agriculture and modern genetic practices have tripled and quadrupled agricultural production in the most critical food-producing areas of the world. Millions of lives have been saved from starvati...

Full article: http://redgreenandblue.org/2011/02/07/mexico-stands-up-to...

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