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GM Corn Study Retracted By Journal After Much Scrutiny
2013-12-01 05:56:55

Controversial research which linked genetically modified corn to cancer and premature death in rats has been retracted by a food safety journal after the study’s authors refused to withdraw the paper.

2013-06-27 23:01:14

Glyphosate – Is it causing Breast Cancer, Obesity & Birth Defects? New film being produced by Jeff Hays and directed by Bobby Sheehan “Bought” asks the question, “Has the Safety of

2013-05-22 23:28:46

Monsanto won its suit against Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman for reproducing the company’s patented genetically altered soybean seed without its authorization.

Monsanto Scores Yet Another Supreme Court Victory
2013-05-14 09:40:20

In a victory for patent holders, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision on Monday stating farmers could not use agricultural biotech company Monsanto’s patented and genetically modified soybeans to generate new seeds without sending the company a fee.

Genetic Engineering Disadvantages
2013-04-16 16:43:46

Unlike the advantages – such as super-sized strawberries, drought-proof corn or fungus-resistant soybeans – the disadvantages of genetically engineered foods are sometimes a little harder to spot.


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Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

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