GMO debate produces food for thought

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Publication Date 01/07/1998
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The article discusses the debate of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It portrays the two sides of the debate.

Monsato, one of the world's largest biotechnology operations is for using GMO's, is an example of the side defending the use of GMO's. Monsato says it is continuing the work agronomist have been doing for centuries.

While opponents say that GMO's are a risk to human and animal health as well as to the environment. They mention an example of Monsato maize, that is resistant to the company's own herbicide 'Roundup'. Which Gill Lacroix, biotechnology expert, argues to be one of the world's most toxic herbicides.

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