A farmer holds Monsanto's Round-Up Ready Soy Bean seeds at his family farm. (AP Photo / Dan Gill)

Mexican Farmers Fear Losing Traditions, Livelihood As Monsanto Wins GMO Planting Rights

(MintPress) — The Monsanto Corporation has won the right to begin planting genetically modified (GMO) corn in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Although the company touts higher crop yields and new drought resistant vegetables, their presence has been met with vehement opposition in Mexico and in other countries with unfavorable relationship with the largest developer of genetically modified crops. Corn […]