GMOs

Question of the Week – Every day I read that your foods cause cancer. It is true?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “every day I read that your foods cause cancer. It is true?” Put simply, our seeds...
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Question of the Week – How can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting that pesticide healthy?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “how can a GMO crop with pesticides in its DNA be as healthy as a non-GMO? How is ingesting...
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Question of the Week – What is your response to the increased number of pesticides used on genetically modified crops? Are you developing more resistant GMOs?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “what is your response to the increased number of pesticides used on genetically modified crops?...
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Question of the Week – In GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the produce?

Each week, we will answer a question from our readers regarding our operations and community outreach here in Puerto Rico. This week we answer the question, “in GMO products, are the pesticides actually present in the seed and therefore inside of the...
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MONOCULTURES: THE MYTH, THE REALITY, THE FUTURE

By Robb Fraley Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto Company (Originally published in Beyond the Rows) Myth – By leading farmers to focus on a small number of highly lucrative seeds, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) foster the spread of monocultures....
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THE CORN DEBATE IN MEXICO

By Jesus Madrazo Global Corporate Engagement Lead (Originally published in Beyond the Rows) Corn is one of Mexico’s greatest gifts to the world – every year, farmers around the world grow more of it than any other grain. This is possible because generations...
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