Transgenic maize not allowed to be cultivated in Mexico

Mexico's native maize is a little safer after winning an appeal to keep a ban on planting GE corn

Mexico’s native maize is a little safer after winning an appeal to keep a ban on planting GE corn

Maize, a staple in the Mexican diet, has been cultivated there for hundreds of years. This important crop has been threatened by the introduction and cross-pollination of transgenic or genetically engineered corn.

But a group of scientists have succeeded in standing in Monsanto’s plan to expand the territory for its GE corn.

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Get educated in October for Non-GMO Month

Some of you may not be familiar with the terms GMO or genetically engineered. Yet we unwittingly consume them on a regular basis. Recent research shows they can have negative consequences on our health.

October has been designated Non-GMO Month by the Non-GMO Project, a non-profit group committed to preserving and building resources for non-GMO products, educating consumers, and providing verified non-GMO choices.

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