Bioscience

GM crops confer

October 8, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: ACSH.org] – Genetically modified crops benefit both farmers (by reducing the need for purchasing expensive pesticides) and consumers (by providing crops that studies have shown are safer and healthier than conventional food, as well as cheaper, given the economic benefits to farmers). Now a new study shows a third group gains from GM crops: farmers growing conventional corn next to GM fields.

For more information: GM crops confer ‘halo effect’ to nearby fields