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Natural Corn Killers

>From <www.gristmagazine.com> 4/15/04

NATURAL CORN KILLERS
Dispatches From the Scene of a GM Corn Symposium in Mexico

Genetically modified corn has crept into Mexican fields, despite a
federal prohibition against the planting of GM crops, and indigenous
people and small-scale farmers are protesting loudly against the
intrusion. In response, the North American Commission for
Environmental Cooperation, a body created through the NAFTA
environmental side agreement, last week held a symposium on the
subject at a luxury hotel in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Journalist Carmelo
Ruiz was on the scene, writing about the day-to-day goings-on. Find
out what happens when poor Indian farmers from the hill country flood
the swanky meeting site -- only on the Grist Magazine website.

only in Grist: Carmelo Ruiz writes from a GM corn symposium -- in
Dispatches
<http://www.gristmagazine.com/dispatches/ruiz031004.asp?source=daily>