August 4th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
As the battle over labeling genetically modified foods heats up in California with Proposition 37 scheduled for a November vote, news that Wal-Mart will begin selling Monsanto’s GMO sweet corn adds more fuel to the fire.
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August 10th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
The California Department of Food and Agriculture estimates that 93 percent of soy, 86 percent of corn and 93 percent of cotton and canola planted in the U.S. in 2010 were genetically engineered, and more than 70 percent of processed foods sold in the U.S. contain some sort of GM ingredients, a majority of which is the result of Monsanto, the largest biotech seed company in the world. Now, Monsanto’s controversial GMO seeds will no longer be just an ingredient on a label, the company will begin selling genetically modified sweet corn in supermarket produce sections.
Read More:Sweet? GMO Corn on the Cob, Courtesy of Monsanto