Archive for May 10th, 2007

GM Patent Rejected After 13 Years

In a surprising turning point in the world of genetic modification, the European Patent Office has already revoked the 13-year patent agricultural giant Monsanto on the genetic modification of soybeans. The patent was said to be responsible for giving the agricultural giant about 90 percent of the market for GM soybeans. The European patent was said to be too broad in scope by many scientists that it was able to give Monsanto control over most of the development and creation of GM soya. The pate…