5. GE seed manufacturers stifle independent research

August 2009
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;2009, p5
The article reports that the editors of the "Scientific American" journal has criticized Monsanto Agricultural Co. and other producers of biotech crops for limiting scientists research on varieties for genetically engineered (GE) crops in the U.S. It states that the user agreements of companies are forbidding anyone to use GE seeds for research without their permission. It also mentions that companies block publication of studies that are not favorable to GE crops.


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