We have never developed a biotech trait that resulted in sterile – or “Terminator” – seeds. And, this is one myth that is easy to debunk. In October 1999, then-Monsanto CEO Robert Shapiro made a very public commitment in an “open letter” to the Rockefeller Foundation stating that we would not to commercialize technologies that result in sterile seeds in food crops. We have no plans or research that would violate this commitment.
Following are several links to information on our web site if you’d like to learn more: