Europe may ban two types of genetically modified corn
Europe may end up sans two types of genetically modified corn, as E.U. environment officials have proposed a ban on the seeds. Officials say the GM corn, made by powerful biotech companies DuPont Pioneer, Dow Agrosciences, and Syngenta, could harm wildlife and disrupt food chains. E.U. Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said the genetically modified corn could have “unexpected ecosystem-scale consequences” and that “potential damage on the environment” could be “irreversible.” Well, we’re convinced — but the European Commission will have the final say.