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