Top Five Myths of GMO seeds, BUSTED

You may have heard about GMO seeds, but was what you heard actually true? Dan Charles of NPR’s The Salt addresses prevalent misinformation about genetically modified seeds.

  • Myth 1: Seeds from GMOs are sterile.
  • Myth 2: Monsanto will sue you for growing their patented GMOs if traces of those GMOs entered your fields through wind-blown pollen.
  • Myth 3: Any contamination with GMOs makes organic food non-organic.
  • Myth 4: Before Monsanto got in the way, farmers typically saved their seeds and re-used them.
  • Myth 5: Most seeds these days are genetically modified.

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