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Monsanto Corn Under Attack By Superbug

An Iowa entomologist discovered a corn rootworm that has evolved to be resistant to a pesticide produced by a genetically modified corn plant the Monsanto company developed to ward off that very bug. What do you think?

  • "That's why I always add extra pesticides to my produce the minute I get home."

    Julie Aldred
    Unemployed
  • "Uh-oh, you don't want to make Monsanto angry. Those worms had better get ready to have their asses sued off."

    Dan Holloway
    Immunohematologist
  • "You sure are talking up these rootworms quite a bit. Whose side are you on, anyway?"

    Terry Tyler
    Meat Cutter
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