Saturday, July 28, 2007

GMO Corn in Maine

"After pleas from farmers on both sides of the issue, Maine’s Bureau of Pesticides Control on Friday approved the registration of corn that is genetically engineered with a natural pesticide. Maine is the last state in the country to allow the modified corn to be sold or grown.

While dairy farmers said they needed the greater-yielding corn to maintain a competitive edge, organic growers said they feared for the health of Maine’s residents."

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