By HoneyColony Staff
A new type of genetically modified corn from Dow AgroSciences has just been delayed. This particular breed of frankenfood will stay off our plates for at least a year. The company is pushing to get the corn approved amid opposition from farmers, the public, and health officials.
According to Reuters, “Dow wants to roll out Enlist corn, and then soybeans and cotton to be used in combination with its new Enlist herbicide that combines the weed-killers 2,4-D and glyphosate. The Enlist crops are genetically altered to tolerate treatments of the Enlist herbicide mixture. The hope is that Enlist will wipe out an explosion of crop-choking weeds that have become resistant to glyphosate alone.”
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