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Posted On: Friday, 3/07/2014 1:30 pm
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Posted On: Thursday, 4/24/2014 10:02 am
Answered By: Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com on Tuesday, 5/06/2014 3:42 pm
A: Currently, eight crops from GM seeds are commercially available in the United States: corn (field and sweet), soybeans, cotton, canola, alfalfa, sugar beets, papaya and squash. It is also worth noting that no commercially available crops in the United States were created by nature alone. Humans, over our history, have altered all of our crops, often for taste or yield or disease resistance. More information about the history of crop modification is available in our Explore... Continue Reading
Posted On: Monday, 3/31/2014 10:48 am
Answered By: Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com on Monday, 4/28/2014 8:34 pm
A: This is an extremely important question. Numerous questions similar to this and related topics have been submitted to GMO Answers, including questions about reports claiming that glyphosate causes breast cancer and about a Séralini study (now retracted) claiming GMOs caused cancer in rats, among others.Dr. Kevin Folta, at the University of Florida, answered this exact question. His response is below. “The short answer is no, there is absolutely zero reputable... Continue Reading
Posted On: Monday, 3/10/2014 5:58 pm
Answered By: Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com on Monday, 4/28/2014 8:32 pm
A: Only eight crops are available as GM varieties: corn, soybeans, cotton, canola, alfalfa, sugar beets, papaya and summer squash. Some of the crops, like canola and soybeans, are used to make cooking oils. Some refined sugar is derived from sugar beets. Few produce crops (fruits and vegetables) are available as GM varieties (somesweet corn, papaya and summer squash).If you’re specifically shopping for non-GMO products, plenty of options are available. This excerpt of a response... Continue Reading
Q: Does Monsanto own, wholly or partially, the private security firm Academi (formerly known as Blackwater and Xe Services)? Has Monsanto engaged Blackwater/Xe at any point in the past, and if so for what purposes?
Posted On: Thursday, 8/01/2013 3:30 pm
Answered By: Community Manager, Moderator for GMOAnswers.com on Monday, 4/28/2014 8:25 pm
A: More information is available in this blog post from Monsanto. You can read a previous response on this topic here.