Daily Archives: October 15, 2011

Genetically Engineered Sweet Corn soon in stores

Genetically engineered Monsanto sweet corn is approved and could be on your plate next year. Genetically engineered sweet corn, the first Monsanto crop designed to be consumed by people, is genetically engineered to produce pesticides and resist herbicides. Sign the petition to make sure your grocery store doesn't sell you genetically engineered sweet corn.  Why should you be concerned about Monsanto's Genetically Engineered (GE) Sweet Corn?  1) This is the first GE Crop Monsanto that is marketing for direct human consumption.  2) It will not be labeled.  3) It hasn't been tested for human safety.  Monsanto's sweet corn variety flew through the approval process, because it combines two genetically engineered traits that were approved in 2005 and 2008. The USDA does no independent testing of GE crops, and the "stacked" combination of these traits for herbicide resistance, and pesticide production has never been through a safety evaluation of any kind.Please, you MUST Sign this Petition to STOP this! Genetically engineered Monsanto sweet corn is approved and could be on your plate next year. Genetically engineered sweet corn, the first Monsanto crop designed to be consumed by people, is genetically engineered to produce pesticides and resist herbicides. Sign the petition to make sure your grocery store doesn’t sell you genetically engineered sweet corn. – – more info, easy to do, just a couple of lines, thanks to ALL!
Why should you be concerned about Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered (GE) Sweet Corn?

1) This is the first GE Crop Monsanto that is marketing for direct human consumption.
2) It will not be labeled.
3) It hasn’t been tested for human safety.

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