GMO Corn: Killing the Cows Whose Milk We Drink

John Hively's Blog: News and Analysis of the War Against the Middle Class

In a stunning victory against genetically modified creations, Syngenta, a major producer of genetically modified organisms (GMO) has “been criminally charged for denying knowledge that its GM Bt corn actually kills livestock. Not only did the company deny this fact, but they did so in a civil court case that ended back in 2007. The charges were finally issued after a long legal struggle against the mega corp initiated by a German farmer named Gottfried Gloeckner whose dairy cattle died after eating the Bt toxin and came down with a ‘mysterious’ illness.”

More than a decade ago, back in the 1990s, Syngenta tested its GMO corn on livestock, and they died. Then the company continued to sell its GMO corn to farmers around the globe, but management didn’t bother to say anything about the results of its own tests to anybody.

The cows on Gloeckner’s “farm were…

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