Monsanto owns the terminator gene and while they may not be selling it, it's showing up in India (seed pods that are empty) and Ecuador (potatoes that don't grow eyes) and Afghanistan (bean pods that are empty). It appears to have been unleashed already despite assurances it wouldn't be. Is that what happened in South Africa where there was massive crop failure of three varieties of corn crop, each having no seeds. Here's a movie from India in which you can see the empty pods.
"I Want My Father Back"