Results of a meta-analysis published in the latest issue of PLOS paint a favorable picture of genetically modified crops — which make a positive impact on farmers, crop yields and profits.
That story about farmer suicides caused by GMO corporations? It’s a myth caused by a badly reported story (from the Daily Mail, of course). Farmers have been committing suicide at roughly the same rate in India since 1997. There is no statistical increase around or after the introduction of Bt Cotton in 2002.