Congress has allocated funds to help the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fight misconceptions about genetically modified organisms (GMOs). About $3 million for “consumer outreach and education regarding agricultural biotechnology” was included in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, according to The Washington Post.
The Truth About Genetically Modified Food Genetically-modified (GM) foods have been available in the US, without much fanfare, since the first transgenic tomato was approved for sale in 1994. Today, 3 out of 4 processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, corn chips to veggie burgers, pizza, and even baby food and infant formula ...
Anti-vaxxers are kooks, therefore let's lump the anti-GMOs in with them and take a couple examples of bad science (ignoring the bad science from the GMO crowd), and voila, anti-gmo folks are debunked.
The study “2012 Nutritional Analysis – Comparison of GMO Corn versus Non-GMO Corn” was an analysis of corn itself and not the soil. The analysis was conducted by an independent, outsourced, major food company at the request of one of our growers, and the results were then provided to that grower, who, in turn, made available a copy of the ...
As for foods with soft skins or foods in which the skin is consumed, such as strawberries, grapes, tomatoes, apples and potatoes, she does suggest purchasing organic if you’re financially able. Otherwise, rinsing and scrubbing the skin to remove debris is the next best option to eliminate the risk.
“It’s a quagmire of crap,” says Charles Long, who studies livestock diseases at Texas A&M University, when asked about genetically engineered animals getting regulatory approval in the US. Long, too, is using transgenic technologies to create solutions to farm animal diseases.
One of the few long-terms studies (there are not many long-term studies done on GMO foods) showed that mice fed GMO corn over a period of 20 weeks had greatly impaired fertility compared to the mice fed non-GMO corn. In addition, the offspring of the GMO mice also suffered from lower fertility rates.
It is still widely used in the Southwest and Mexico where it is a staple food. The Downside of ALL Corn Most of the corn available today is genetically modified and we know this is a serious concern for many of our customers. However, it is easier to find non-GMO blue corn than a non-GMO yellow or white variety.
'Seeds of destruction' is not giving chemical and biological evidence that GMO can mess with your health. It is doing something better - showing you the political and economical background behind the GMO, and channeling the cries and testimonials of farmers and truth-loving scientists alike. Simpatizers of the GMO, READ THIS BOOK.
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