Myths of genetically modified seeds: Busted?
Brave NPR reporter Dan Charles, in a post on The Salt blog today, takes on the "myths" surrouding the use of genetically modified seeds. Specifically:
Myth 1: Seeds from GMOs are sterile.
Myth 2: Monsanto will sue you for growing their patented GMOs if traces of those GMOs entered your fields through wind-blown pollen.
Myth 3: Any contamination with GMOs makes organic food non-organic.
Myth 4: Before Monsanto got in the way, farmers typically saved their seeds and re-used them.
Myth 5: Most seeds these days are genetically modified.
Click here to read his debunking. And be sure to take in the commentary as well, much of which tries to dispute the debunking.