Polish Beekeepers Defeat Monsanto

16 May

Crossposted from Causes.com

Monsanto’s Mon810 corn, genetically engineered to produce a mutant version of the insecticide Bt, has been banned in Poland following protests by beekeepers who showed the corn was killing honeybees. 

Poland is the first country to formally acknowledge the link between Monsanto’s genetically engineered corn and the Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) that’s been devastating bees around the world. Many analysts believe that Monsanto has known the danger their GMOs posed to bees all along. The biotech giant recently purchased a CCD research firm, Beeologics, that government agencies, including the US Department of Agriculture, have been relying on for help unraveling the mystery behind the disappearance of the bees. 

Now that it’s owned by Monsanto, it’s very unlikely that Beeologics will investigate the links, but genetically engineered crops have been implicated in CCD for years now. 

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3 Responses to “Polish Beekeepers Defeat Monsanto”

  1. Mike May 16, 2012 at 6:01 pm #

    bullshite there can’t be any link to bee die off GM corn is not grown in teh UK and there is bee die off there as well. You are such an iditt to believe this crap pseudo science

    • lussier December 4, 2012 at 1:47 am #

      watch your mouth Mike
      but ur right on some of it gm may not kill bee but the pesticide and fungicide coated on seed does when the plant use these element while growing and if the corn the dandelion will to and maybe the clover or the cover crop you ll grow after the corn …


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