Monday, March 12, 2012

Scientists warn EPA on Monsanto corn rootworm

Source: Rueters

22 academic corn experts sent a letter dated March 5 to the Environmental Protection Agency telling regulators they are worried about long-term corn production prospects because Monsanto's rootworm-protected products are losing their effectiveness.

Monsanto has said the problem is small and has said the products continue to provide corn farmers with "strong protection against this damaging pest."

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