The Mutant Strength of GMO Corn - harvested stalks are like a "field of little spears" that literally shred tractor tires. But instead of re-thinking GMO, farmers are turning to kevlar tires. What?! WTH, are we eating?!
"The grass seed company Scotts Miracle-Gro announced at its shareholder meeting this past week that they would be having employees testing genetically modified grass seed in their yards. Is that legal? Yes. Because it’s been approved as environmentally safe? Nope; because it falls through the cracks of a rattletrap regulatory system." - Professor Glenn Davis Stone http://fieldquestions.com/2014/02/01/gm-grass-goes-yard/
Messing with nature, bringing collapse of bees colony, causing irreversible damage to eco system, driving hardworking farmers out of business, controlling food supply with patent. That is you, Mr. Huge Grant, way of fulfilling the needs of the world ? Well done, no wonder they are calling you a soulless, lying, greedy roach.
A new paper published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that removing habitat around farm fields does not make food safer as many previously thought. In fact, it has potentially severe negative effects including increasing the presence of E. coli. #Ag #Food