The case against genetically-engineered food crops grows stronger

While agricultural biotechnology corporations such as Monsanto continue to tout the benefits of genetically engineered food crops, scientific evidence is finally and perhaps irrefutably coming to light as to the harm it presents.

A report released last month – GMO Myths and Truths – offers a peer-reviewed body of scientific and other authoritative evidence of the hazards to health and the environment posed by genetically modified crops and organisms. The report came from two respected genetic engineers who strongly caution against the use of GM food and crops.

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Judge orders Monsanto GMO plants to be destroyed

GMO sugar beets make up over 57 percent of our nation's sugar crop

Although U.S.  District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled last August that the planting and sales of Monsanto’s genetically- modified sugar beets was banned, the US Department of Agriculture still issued permits that allowed companies to plant seedlings to produce seed for future GMO sugar beet crops.

 On November 30th, Judge White – who has ruled on other related Monsanto issues – said those seedlings “shall be removed from the ground.”

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