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Q: One reason that I find myself initially adverse to GMOs is that biotech companies are gaining monopoly control over agriculture, and turning a basic human need for nourishment into an opportunity for business, finance, and, ultimately, inequalities...
Posted On: Monday, 7/29/2013 1:22 pm
Answered By: Bart Schott , Farmer and Past President, Corn Board of the National Corn Growers Association on Thursday, 8/01/2013 2:01 pm
A: This is a great question―and I understand your concern. I might not be able to respond on behalf of all of the stakeholders referenced in your question, but what I can offer is my perspective as a farmer. What I know and see every day is that farmers are free to choose what seeds they use to grow their crops based on what is best for their farms, market demand and local growing environment. In fact, many farmers welcome the opportunity to use―or not to use―the new traits that are... Continue Reading
Q: what about the possible link between rising rates of autism and the release of GMOs onto the market? Have these products been tested on a developing brain? Animal studies to document normal development in presence of GMOs?
Posted On: Wednesday, 5/21/2014 9:25 pm
Q: I was told at a farmers market that GMO corn is now only used for animal consumption and not for human consumption. he said corn bought at supermarkets is not GMO. Is this true?
Posted On: Tuesday, 8/12/2014 1:13 am
Q: Has a biotech company ever harmed a large population of people effecting multiple generations with debilitating health effects and tried to cover it up?
Posted On: Tuesday, 4/29/2014 12:07 pm