Beware of GMO Potatoes. Any product made with potato will henceforth be subject to added scrutiny before it can receive The Non-GMO Project’s verification stamp.1 The reason? The now widespread prevalence of genetically engineered (GE) potato in the U.S. food supply. The first-generation GE Innate® potato, developed by J.R. Simplot Co. and branded simply as White Russet™, was approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2014 and entered the U.S. marketplace the following year.2 Canada approved it in 2016.3 The Innate® potato has been modified using RNA interference (RNAi) technology to inhibit blackspot bruising and browning by reducing levels of asparagine and certain enzymes in the potato.
In addition to white russet potatoes, ranger russet, russet Burbank and Atlantic potatoes have also been modified in this way. The Non-GMO Project has also announced4 the marketing of a new high-oleic acid GE soy variety, engineered with TALEN gene editing technology. GMO Potatoes Hide Spoilage J.R. Harmless? We’re just a hop, skip, and jump away from buying and consuming genetically-engineered food. The USDA won't regulate genetically edited plants. New Dicamba Herbicide Wreaks Havoc Across the US. By Dr. Mercola While the chemical technology industry, led by Monsanto, claimed genetically engineered (GE) glyphosate-resistant crops would reduce the need for herbicides, usage has steadily and significantly risen since the advent of GE seeds.
What’s worse, the rapid emergence of chemical-resistant superweeds has led to the development and use of even more toxic herbicides. This includes 2,4-D and dicamba, both of which have been clearly linked to non-Hodgkins lymphoma,1 a type of blood cancer originating in your lymphatic system. Other documented health hazards associated with phenoxy herbicides such as dicamba include developmental and reproductive problems.
Dicamba has also been implicated in canine malignant lymphoma, raising the risk by as much as 70 percent in some dogs following exposure. Breeds with a genetic predisposition for bladder cancer, including Beagles, certain Terrier breeds and Shetland Sheepdogs are at particularly high risk. The U.S. According to Reuters:16. Scientist’s ground-breaking research uncovers new risks of GMOs, glyphosate - The Organic & Non-GMO Report. Dr. Michael Antoniou Published: January 26, 2017 Within just a few weeks, two studies were published in the peer-reviewed journal Scientific Reports that cast new doubts on the safety of genetically modified foods and glyphosate herbicide.
The first found that a genetically modified corn, NK 603, was not substantially equivalent to a non-GMO counterpart, which is contrary to claims of GMO proponents. The second study found that glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, can cause a serious liver disease at doses thousands of times lower than that allowed by law. Dr. Michael Antoniou, Head of the Gene Expression and Therapy Group at King’s College London in the United Kingdom, led the ground-breaking research. The main focus of research within Dr.
More recently, Dr. Dr. I recently interviewed Dr. Please summarize the findings of your study showing that the GMO corn NK 603 was not substantially equivalent to a non-GMO corn. Dr. What do these differences indicate? Dr. Dr. Top Findings of the U.S. Right To Know Investigations. The Public Health Ramifications of GMOs and Herbicides. By Dr. Mercola On August 20, 2015, Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., and Charles Benbrook, Ph.D. published a paper1,2 in the one of the most prestigious medical journals, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) on the topic of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), herbicides, and public health, noting that: “... [T]he application of biotechnology to agriculture has been rapid and aggressive. The ‘Answer’ to Herbicide Resistance Is Bound to Make Food Increasingly Toxic The authors recount how genetically engineered (GE) herbicide-resistant crops have led to a dramatic increase in herbicide application due to mounting resistance among weeds.
Evidence Against Glyphosate Keeps Mounting Research3 published in 2007 found that aerial spraying of glyphosate in combination with a surfactant solution resulted in DNA damage in those exposed. A Bonanza of Research Material for the Studious It’s Time to Take a Precautionary Approach to Biotechnology “... Industry Blowback Was Swift, and Expected... Dr. “Dr. Why Is The Deadstream Media Ignoring These GMO Studies? - TruthTheory. By Derrick Broze via Activist Post Despite new research indicating health concerns and conflicts of interest related to Genetically Modified foods, the corporate media has, once again, remained silent. In late December, a series of studies and news stories went largely unreported and ignored by the corporate, deadstream media. These reports covered blatant conflicts of interest between the biotechnology corporations promoting genetically modified or engineered products and the researchers and politicians guiding legal policy.
There was also the issue of a new study that shows negative health affects with rats who ingest genetically engineered food. This study, Effect of genetically modified corn on the jejunal mucosa of adult male albino rat, which was published in the journal Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology, showed that rats fed GM Bt corn MON810 suffered serious damage to the surface mucous membranes of the jejunum, an important part of the small intestine. Roundup in Food: Are You Eating This Toxic Contaminant? By Dr. Mercola In 2009, a French court found Monsanto guilty of lying; falsely advertising its Roundup herbicide as "biodegradable," "environmentally friendly" and claiming it "left the soil clean.
" We're now starting to understand just how false such statements are. For example, last summer, a groundbreaking study revealed a previously unknown mechanism of harm from glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup. The research showed that glyphosate residues, found in most processed foods in the Western diet courtesy of GE sugar beets, corn, and soy, "enhance the damaging effects of other food-borne chemical residues and toxins in the environment to disrupt normal body functions and induce disease. " More recently, a Norwegian study published in Food Technology1 found that genetically engineered (GE) soy contains high levels of glyphosate, along with a poorer nutritional profile, leading the researchers to question its quality and safety. Why is this happening? When Food Is Poison... Voluntary Smart Labels Preempt States’ and Consumers' Rights. By Dr. Mercola According to the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), 80 percent of the foods on your grocery store's shelves contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).1 These foods are also most likely to be contaminated with toxic pesticide residues.
Just last month, the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) sued Post Holdings, Inc., for falsely marketing Shredded Wheat cereal as "100 percent natural" and "made with nothing but goodness," after independent testing found it contained glyphosate2 — hardly what health-conscious consumers would expect. Alas, while Americans are getting savvier when it comes to making healthier food choices, and recent polling shows that 9 out of 10 Americans want to know if their food is genetically engineered (GE),3 big business has successfully usurped power, and politicians have by and large abandoned their constituents. State and Consumer Rights Under Attack Yet Again "It's hard to know which is worse.
Today, our 'leaders' in the U.S. Even the U.S. 19 Studies Suggest Link Between GMOs and Serious Organ Damage. A new report published in the March 1 issue of Environmental Sciences Europe has revealed a connection between genetically modified foods and significant risk of developing organ disruptions, particularly in the liver and kidneys. The research was conducted by a team of scientists including Gilles-Eric Séralini, professor of molecular biology at the University of Caen in France. Séralini and his team reviewed 19 animal based studies, some of which showed that consuming genetically modified corn or soybeans led to the organ disruptions, with male kidneys responding the worst. A number of male rats who were fed Monsanto’s MON863 corn developed smaller kidneys with significant inflammation among other markers of disruptive kidney filtration and function problems. Some animals experienced changes in metabolic rates in the liver.
Keep in touch with Jill on Twitter @jillettinger Photo: Tim & Selena Middleton Jill Ettinger. Are GMOs Making You Fat? An animal study done by the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science suggests that genetically modified foods contributes to weight gain, excessive hunger, and other changes in the body. The study was conducted on rats and salmon over a 90-day period, during which the test groups were fed an entirely GMO diet. The rats that received a diet of GMO corn grew steadily fatter than the control group, which was fed only non-GMO corn. In addition, the rats grew faster and ate more food, more often. The study also looked at GMO salmon as compared to non-GMO salmon.
The GMO salmon showed the same results as the rats, getting fatter, growing more quickly and eating more food, but they also developed an inability to properly digest certain proteins and showed intestinal changes. “We are trying to identify which indicators we need to measure in order to explore unintentional effects from GM food,” explains Professor Åshild Krogdahl. image by PKMousie. The 8 most SURPRISING places you'll find GMOs. GMOs fail to improve yields 'and will eventually lead to ruin' Study shows Monsanto's Bt toxin kills human embryo cells. (NaturalNews) More evidence has surfaced showing that Monsanto's Bt toxin, which the company claims doesn't harm humans, is definitively poisoning the populace.
New research out of Canada explains that Bt toxin not only accumulates in human tissue but also kills human embryo cells in pregnant women. For their study, researchers from the University of Sherbrooke Hospital Centre in Quebec looked at pesticides associated with genetically modified (GM) foods, and particularly Bt toxin engineered into some varieties of GM corn and soy. They focused on how these poisons affect pregnant women and their unborn babies. Based on an analysis of the blood profiles of 30 pregnant women and 39 non-pregnant women, the team determined that CryAb1, a type of Bt toxin, was present not only in pregnant women but also their fetuses. Additionally, Bt toxin was observed to actually kill human embryos in vivo, or inside the bodies of the women. Sources for this article include: GMO study finds 'indications of harmful and adverse effects' Statements of the safety of GM crops rely on the absence of evidence of harm in specific research tests, rather than actual evidence of safety.
That is a too low standard for adequate protection of human and environmental health. A new study commissioned by the Norwegian government, and conducted by a nationally recognised scientific authority on the safety of biotechnologies, concludes that available scientific data on GM crops is inadequate to prove their safety. The scientific report was commissioned by the Norwegian Environment Agency and completed last year, before being publicly released in June by the Genok Centre for Biosafety, located in the Arctic University of Norway.
The Genok Centre is a nationally-designated centre of competence on biosafety issues. The new study analyses a dossier by giant agribusiness conglomerate, Monsanto, submitted to the Brazilian government, and conducts a comprehensive review of the available scientific literature from other sources. According to Dr. GMO Safety. Monsanto Protection Act Part 2? New Bill Introduced Spells Bad News For GMO Activists. A couple of years ago, a bill was introduced (H.R. 933) allowing big biotech corporations, like Monsanto, to override United States federal courts on the issue of planting experimental genetically engineered crops all across the US. This rendered the government powerless when it came to stopping other biotechnology corporations from planting and harvesting. The measure shields sellers of genetically modified seeds from lawsuits, even if the resulting crops cause harm.
As a result, the public labelled this bill “The Monsanto Protection Act.” This time, a bill has been introduced, dubbed the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act Of 2015.” Proposed by United States Congressman Mike Pompeo, the bill is aimed at overriding bills in roughly two dozen states that would require foods made with genetically engineered crops to be labeled as such. He goes on to state that: The Other Side Of The Coin And Why This Bill Is Ridiculous I’m going to leave you with this: Free Happiness Training! March Against Monsanto explodes globally... World citizens stage massive protests across 38 countries, 428 cities... mainstream media pretends it never happened. (NaturalNews) The March Against Monsanto exploded across the planet today as protesters took to the streets in 38 countries and 428 cities to protest the world's most evil corporation: Monsanto.
(Tweet this story #MarchAgainstMonsanto) Protesters from New York, London, Berlin, Paris and even across South America, Asia and India rallied against the toxic agricultural practices of Monsanto, a corporation whose business model depends on poisoning the citizens of the planet, destroying the agricultural ecosystem, monopolizing the seed supply and hiring online character assassins to attack anyone who opposes its agenda. Protesters worldwide took to the streets today to demand GMO labeling and bans on Roundup (glyphosate), the toxic herbicide chemical that even the World Health Organization recently linked to cancer. "We need to stop feeding humanity such a vile toxin," said one protester. Watch the protest compilation video from RT here: (see more pictures below)
GMO Yes Or No, Dr. Oz’s Moment Of Truth. Dr. Oz is no stranger to public controversy concerning his comments on GMO food, pesticides and the biotech industry. It appears that he is now the center of his biggest challenge yet. Having been adored by the mainstream since his show began in 2009, Dr. Oz is now facing his biggest attack to date. Days after running the now viral episode essentially denouncing Monsanto’s flagship product Glyphosate, a group of ten doctors are now publicly demanding Dr. Oz resign from a senior staff position he holds at Columbia University. However it has since been discovered that of these doctors, one has been convicted of medical fraud and over half have connections to The American Council on Science and Health, a discredited industry front group for the pesticide and herbicide industry.
Dr. Shortly after the call for Dr. “I bring the public information that will help them on their path to be their best selves. To be fair, Dr. “This is a big debate everyone. Back in 2012, Dr. Dr. Former Pro-GMO Scientist Speaks Out On The Real Dangers of Genetically Engine... By Thierry Vrain I retired 10 years ago after a long career as a research scientist for Agriculture Canada. When I was on the payroll, I was the designated scientist of my institute to address public groups and reassure them that genetically engineered crops and foods were safe. There is, however, a growing body of scientific research – done mostly in Europe, Russia, and other countries – showing that diets containing engineered corn or soya cause serious health problems in laboratory mice and rats. I don’t know if I was passionate about it but I was knowledgeable. I defended the side of technological advance, of science and progress. In the last 10 years I have changed my position.
I started paying attention to the flow of published studies coming from Europe, some from prestigious labs and published in prestigious scientific journals, that questioned the impact and safety of engineered food. Genetic engineering is 40 years old. . — Thierry Vrain, Innisfree Farm. Monsanto Vows to Challenge Maui GMO Moratorium in Court. Trading giant Cargill sues Syngenta over lost profits due to unapproved GM corn. WikiLeaks Cables Reveal U.S. Government Planned To “Retaliate & Cause Pain” On Countries Refusing GMOs.
Unregulated Sale Of Monsanto’s GMO Corn, Canola Approved By USDA. A New GMO and Approved Increase in Toxins. Genetically Modified Crops Have Led To Pesticide Increase, Study Finds. Biotech lies exposed: Genetically-modified corn contains practically no nutrients but is loaded with chemical poisons. Toni Nagy: What Every Parent Should Know About Monsanto. Argentina's Bad Seeds and GMO Crops. Daniel Klein: Farmer Suicide, GMOs and Seed Saving. Viral Gene Found in Genetically Engineered Foods. Monsanto Whistleblower Says Genetically Engineered Crops May Cause Disease. Monsanto Whistleblower Says Genetically Engineered Crops May Cause Disease. Michele Simon: Lies, Dirty Tricks and $45 Million Kill GMO Labeling in California. Ocean Robbins: Did Monsanto Trick California Voters?
Kristin Wartman: Prop 37 Fails: Why We Can't Rely on Policy to Change Our Food System. GM Cow Brings Biotech to a New Level of Creepy. Prop 37 Opponents Spending Millions To Oppose GMO Label Law. California Prop 37: Danny DeVito, Dave Matthews And Other Celebs Ask Voters To Approve Mandatory GMO Labeling. California Prop 37: Danny DeVito, Dave Matthews And Other Celebs Ask Voters To Approve Mandatory GMO Labeling. Pesticide Use Proliferating With GMO Crops, Study Warns. Significant Health Hazards of Genetically Engineered Foods. California Pits Organic Brands vs. Corporate Parents. How You Can Stand Up Against GMOs. Which 'Natural' Food Companies Are Fighting the Effort to Label GMOs? Biotech Companies' Immunity from Federal Law.
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