11. Jeff Smith -- The effects of genetically modified foods Fish: Food & Water Watch Gives You the Facts Fish Farming Many fish-lovers would be horrified to learn that huge quantities of fish and shrimp are now being grown in giant nets, cages, and ponds where antibiotics, hormones and pesticides mingle with disease and waste. These industrialized aquaculture facilities are rapidly replacing natural methods of fishing that have been used to catch fresh, wild seafood for millennia. Fair Fish & Catch Shares Many large fishing operations are getting more than their fair share of fishing opportunities. If this continues, the results are likely to include: depletion of wild seafood, environmental damage to our oceans and the collapse of coastal communities. Fact Sheet: Catch Shares vs. Catch limits are protective caps on the number of fish that can be caught in a fishing year. Seafood One out of four Americans experiences a foodborne illness each year. Genetically Engineered Salmon
Monsanto's Roundup herbicide found to destroy testosterone, male fertility (NaturalNews) A recent study published in the Journal of Toxicology in Vitro has found that, even at very low levels, Monsanto's herbicide formula Roundup destroys testosterone and ultimately leads to male infertility. The findings add to the more than 25 other diseases known to be linked to Roundup, which include DNA damage, birth defects, liver dysfunction, and cancer. For their study, Emilie Clair and her colleagues from the Universite de Caen Basse-Normandie Institute of Biology in France tested the effects of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, on testicular cells from rats. Ranging in dilution from one part per million (ppm) to 10,000 ppm, which accounts for varying exposure levels in real life situations, each of the tests revealed undeniable cell toxicity caused by Roundup. Interestingly, the findings revealed that even at one ppm, Roundup was responsible for causing severe endocrine disruption that reduced testosterone levels by 35 percent.
Dangers of GM Food - YOU'RE EATING POISON 5 GMO Myths Busted The Effects of Genetically Modified Foods FIX FOOD | Fix GMOs Info Graphic Genetically Engineered Food Facts Corn and Soybeans, the two most widely planted crops in America and ingredients in many processed foods and animal feeds, are predominantly genetically engineered (GE). For more information visit: www.ers.usda.gov Our Partner Just Label It! The Just Label It: We Have the Right to Know campaign is dedicated to the mandatory labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods. Record-breaking One Million Americans Tell FDA: We Have a Right to Know What’s in Our Food The Just Label It (JLI) Campaign announced today that a record-breaking one million Americans of all political persuasions have called on the FDA to label genetically engineered (GE) foods.
GMO Foods & Vaccines: The Ultimate Silent Weapons for a Quiet War Genetically Modified Foods Position Paper:: The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) According to the World Health Organization, Genetically Modified Organisms(GMOs) are "organisms in which the genetic material (DNA) has been altered in such a way that does not occur naturally."1 This technology is also referred to as "genetic engineering", "biotechnology" or "recombinant DNA technology" and consists of randomly inserting genetic fragments of DNA from one organism to another, usually from a different species. For example, an artificial combination of genes that includes a gene to produce the pesticide Cry1Ab protein (commonly known as Bt toxin), originally found in Bacillus thuringiensis, is inserted in to the DNA of corn randomly. Both the location of the transferred gene sequence in the corn DNA and the consequences of the insertion differ with each insertion. The plant cells that have taken up the inserted gene are then grown in a lab using tissue culture and/or nutrient medium that allows them to develop into plants that are used to grow GM food crops.2