QI have learned that Monsanto employees do not allow GMO food to be served in their own cafeteria. Is that true? If so, why? Can you provide proof of your answers?

I have learned that Monsanto employees do not allow GMO food to be served in their own cafeteria. Is that true? If so, why? Can you provide proof of your answers?

AExpert Answer

It's not true. In fact, in August 2013, our cafeteria specifically featured special menu items that include GM sweet corn and held a farmers' market to directly offer employees an opportunity to purchase GM sweet corn.  More information (including photos and video) is available on Monsanto’s blog.

 

I’d also suggest you read our responses to similar questions on GMO Answers: 

 

 

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