Currently the world’s big agrochemical firms that produce GE seeds – notably Monsanto, Bayer and Syngenta - are investing millions of dollars every year to promote so-called benefits of the use of their GE technology. But the truth is that many farmers that have grown GE maize have yet to see any benefits promised by the agrochemical companies.
Furthermore GE maize poses a serious threat to the environment, animal and human health. Below we take six of the GE industry’s biggest greenwash statements and show the reality behind the growing and consumption of GE maize. Further, the analysis we show proves beyond a doubt that the best option for farmers, beekeepers, governments, food companies and consumers is to reject GE maize and ensure the protection of one of the world’s most important food crops.
Genetically Engineered Maize: The Reality Behind the Myths