Protesters march to the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, to call for a time out on genetically engineered crops. They went inside to listen to Monsanto lobbyists as they testify before the House Agriculture Committee. Vermont lawmakers are in the process of passing a bill that requires labeling on GMOs. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

In Latin America, A Growing Backlash Against Genetically Modified Food

Are genetically modified crops “Franken-foods” or the answer to global hunger and climate change? That is the dilemma dividing Latin America, where vast quantities of GM crops are grown. Ecuador’s constitution actually prohibits them and Peru recently voted for a 10-year moratorium. Outside the US, no region has a greater expanse of agricultural land sown with […]