Is Monsanto hedging its bet on GMOs?

| | January 31, 2014
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Is genetically modified seed giant Monsanto doing the unthinkable and moving away from genetically modified seeds?

I’ve called Monsanto’s press office to ask about their plans, and I’ll return to this topic if they get back to me. And in the meanwhile, to be sure, Monsanto still makes loads of money selling GMO seeds—along with their matching proprietary herbicide, and likely will for a long time. But the facts have me wondering if the company’s quiet exit from genetically engineered vegetables and placement of a billion-dollar wager on data services signal that the GMO giant just might be hedging its bets on GM technology.

Read the full, original article: Is Monsanto Giving Up on GMOs?

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