News Stories relating to "GMO Corn"
Monday, June 2, 2014
When most people think of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, pictures of pest-hardy soya beans spring to mind, yet the true implications of this term are not widely considered.
Though the consumption of GMOs is a subject for debate in itself, there are other, less obvious areas in which other...
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
The Italian agriculture, health and environment ministries have signed a decree banning the cultivation of a type of genetically modified corn, known as "YieldGuard," citing the crop's possible "negative impact on biodiversity." The corn has been modified to resist insect infestation.
Agriculture Minister Nunzia...
Monday, May 27, 2013
Hungarian officials have burned 1,000 acres of genetically modified corn after it was discovered that the fields contained a mix of natural corn and the genetically modified variety. It was believed that the genetically modified corn was the product created by the Monsanto company, which is sold around the world, including the European Union. It...