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Monsanto Corn May Be Failing to Kill Bugs, EPA Says


Science & Tech  (tags: genetically engineered corn, insect-killing property, bt trait, resistance, rootworm, U.S. EPA, Monsanto Co. corn, Iowa, Illinois, Minesota, Nebraska, Smartstax corn, Dow Chemical Co., Roundup )

Judy
- 2782 days ago - bloomberg.com
Monsanto Co. corn that's genetically engineered to kill insects may be losing its effectiveness against rootworms in four states, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.



   

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Mary Riley (987)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 12:02 am
Ya, but it's probably not failing to kill us.
 

Freya H (344)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 8:33 am
Excuse the schadenfreude, but: Neener! Neener! Neener!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 6:19 pm
Mary, you hit the nail on the head. Bugs have been around for eons and will probably survive a lot longer than most other species on earth. Thanks Judy.
 

Sue Matheson (79)
Saturday December 3, 2011, 7:48 pm
thanks
 

Roger G (148)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 12:29 pm
noted, thanks !
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 5:34 pm
No to GMO!
 

Deborah L (1)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 11:47 pm
And we're being fed this GMO crap!?!
 

Robert O (12)
Tuesday December 6, 2011, 2:06 pm
Thanks Judy.

Mary Riley, I was going to post the same thing until I saw your comment. Spot on!
 

Susan V (80)
Thursday February 23, 2012, 9:24 pm
Please go to my petitions now for an update on the GE Alfalfa issue and the Monsanto GE Corn issue

First tell Walmart to REJECT Monsanto GE Sweet Corn
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/Walmart-Dont-Sell-Monsanto-Sweet-GM-Corn/
This one urgent!

Next, A San Francisco judge sided with Monsanto in a case to try to reverse the approval of GE Alfalfa, and the Center for Food Safety is appealing. Please keep the pressure on the USDA and on Obama.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/USDA-Reverse-GMO-Alfalfa-Approval/

Also let them know you support the farmers fighting Monsanto's seed tyranny:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/we-support-farmers-and-osgata-against-monsanto/

Thanks, Susan V
 
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