genetically modified corn http://tspr.org en Acres of GMO Corn Nearly Doubled in a Decade http://tspr.org/post/acres-gmo-corn-nearly-doubled-decade <p>More than 90 percent of U.S. field corn is genetically modified, according to <a href="http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/adoption-of-genetically-engineered-crops-in-the-us.aspx#.U8a_x_ldWUb">data</a>&nbsp;recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:19:49 +0000 Amy Mayer 56962 at http://tspr.org Acres of GMO Corn Nearly Doubled in a Decade Researchers Say Pest Developing Resistance to Bt Corn http://tspr.org/post/researchers-say-pest-developing-resistance-bt-corn <p>Insect scientists say federal regulators need to take action against a growing pest problem in biotech corn.</p><p>They say corn rootworm has started to become resistant to Monsanto&rsquo;s Bt corn, which is genetically engineered to resist the damaging and costly pest.</p><p>The 22 scientists expressed their concerns in <a href="http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0922-0013" target="_blank">a letter sent to EPA</a> last week.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:26:53 +0000 Rich Egger 11668 at http://tspr.org Researchers Say Pest Developing Resistance to Bt Corn