GM seeds have been around for years. Most of the stuff you hear about Monsanto is from the organic farming contingent. The same folks that bring you E-Coli from un-composted manure and inflated prices for the SAME produce.
Monsanto has done nothing other than protect their patent. If you buy Monsanto seeds you have to PAY for their use. Do yourselves a favor and go to the Monsanto site and read their POV.
The fact is, most folks eat GM food every day and we are living longer than ever before.