Pin It
Use your arrow keys to navigate

US Department of Agriculture Deregulates GMO Corn Engineered to Produce Fuel, Not Food

Wednesday 16 February 2011

‘Right on the heels of the USDA’s decision to deregulate GM alfalfa, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has now decided to completely deregulate genetically engineered corn used for ethanol production. This is just the latest Frankenfood horror unleashed by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, who has firmly established himself as the regulatory puppet of Monsanto and other GMO giants.

The public spin on this decision is that it will allow the growing of corn engineered to produce more ethanol fuel, thereby improving the efficiency in the conversion of corn to fuel. This claim is, of course, scientifically invalid on so many levels that it’s difficult to know where to begin. But I’ll take a shot at it…’

Read more: US Department of Agriculture Deregulates GMO Corn Engineered to Produce Fuel, Not Food