Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Insecticide Corn

Bt Corn is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency as an insecticide.  According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, said corn accounts for approximately 60% of the acres of corn grown in the U.S.  According to the EPA,
The new plant-incorporated protectant product, MIR162 maize, produces its own insecticidal protein within the corn plant.
So, we're producing corn that is, essentially, a factory for insecticides. One has to wonder if that's the reason studies are showing negative effects of GMO corn on our kidney's, liver, and other organs.

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