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Genetically Modified Corn

Genetically Misunderstood Organisms: The Debate Rages On... (Part 1)

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Jennifer Schwab

Human intervention in growing food crops is really part of our history. For hundreds, perhaps even thousands of years, we have modified and improved crop varieties to meet our ever-evolving tastes and needs.

Eating This Could Turn Your Gut Into a Living Pesticide Factory

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

A new generation of insect larvae is eating the roots of genetically-engineered corn intended to be resistant to such pests. The failure of Monsanto's genetically-modified Bt corn could be the most serious threat ever to a genetically-modified crop in the U.S.

Report Says New Monsanto Corn Offers More Hype Than Hope

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Green

* Report challenges effectiveness of Monsanto corn * Says no improved water efficiency * Monsanto says new corn mitigate...

Problem With GMO Corn Is Bigger Than It Looks

AP | By RICK CALLAHAN | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home

-- One of the nation's most widely planted crops – a genetically engineered corn plant that makes its own insecticide – may be losing its...

French Council Lifts Ban On Modified Corn

AP | Posted 01.28.2012 | Green

PARIS — France's highest administrative body has annulled rules suspending the planting of genetically modified corn, but two key ministries qui...

The American Diet: 53 Gallons of Soda, 42 Pounds of Corn Syrup, 200 Pounds of Meat

Organic Authority.com | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home
Organic Authority.com

The average American eats. A lot. As a new infographic points out, per year, food intake per person can amount to some 200 pounds of meat, 85 pounds of fat, 415 pounds of vegetables, 31 pounds of cheese, 53 gallons of soda and 42 pounds of high fructose corn syrup.

Lucia Graves

Beetle Develops Resistance To Monsanto's GMO Corn

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Corn beetles have been consuming plants that were genetically modified to be resistant to that very beetle, raising fears that a new sup...

Is Your Food Genetically Modified (GM)? How To Tell

Dr. M.J. Wegmann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. M.J. Wegmann

The issue with GM food lies with a problem called Gene Transfer. This happens when genetic material from the crop can be found in the human.

Germany Bans Cultivation of Genetically Modified Corn

International | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Germany has banned the cultivation of GM corn, claiming that MON 810 is dangerous for the environment. But that argument might not stand up in court a...

Duped: A Nation of Eaters

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robyn O'Brien

As I read about baby formulas and jars of salsa laced with who-knows-what, I was left slack-jawed.