Nearly 3,000 Indiana corn farmers claim in a lawsuit that the Swiss company Syngenta prematurely released a genetically modified seed to market, costing them millions in losses from plummeting corn prices and a Chinese import ban.

According to Keith Orebaugh, lead plaintiff who is seeking class-action status in the lawsuit, the price of corn has plummeted over the last two years since Syngenta introduced a genetically modified corn seed called Agrisure Viptera. Farmers claim the company sold the seed to US farmers and corporations without gaining approval from China, a key …

KENTUCKY SELLS CORN AND SOYBEANS TO TAIWAN

  Taiwan to buy corn, soybeans Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:23 AM Kentucky Press News Service   FRANKFORT - Gov. Steve Beshear Tuesday announced an agreement between Taiwan and Kentucky farmers to increase corn and soybean exports to the island nation over the next two years. "These agreements between Kentucky farmers and the Republic …

What Foods are Genetically Modified?

This article, entitled "What Foods are Genetically Modified?" comes from partner site BestFoodFacts.org. There is conversation aplenty about GMOs. In fact, there is so much talk of GMOs and GM foods that you may find it surprising to know there are only eight genetically modified crops commercially available in the United States. Keep reading after …

MIT States That Half of All Children May be Autistic by 2025 due to Monsanto

A senior scientist at MIT has declared that we are facing an epidemic of autism that may result in one half of all children being affected by autism in ten years. Dr. Stephanie Seneff, who made these remarks during a panel presentation in Groton, Massachusetts, last week, specifically cites the Monsanto herbicide, Roundup, as the …