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The reality of GM

86% of us have said that we don't want to eat GM food. New GM labelling laws say that food or animal feed containing a GM ingredient or derivative over 0.9 per cent must be labelled as containing GM. But this isn't good enough.

Many are not aware that genetically modified food is funded by drug companies like Pharmacia and large, well-known corporations such as tobacco giant Phillip Morris, which owns Kraft Foods. Concern over the use of these altered foods has grown among many well-respected scientists, as the effects of such foods are virtually unknown. (read more...)

 

What we can do

Sources

The Damaging Effects of GMOs Revealed

GM Labelling campaign

The Dangers of Genetic Engineering

Why genetically modified foods can devastate health

Genetically Modified (GM) Foods Prepare a Takeover

Mixing GM Crops With Drugs and Beer is a Bad Idea

How to change the world by buying organic and supporting sustainable farming

Most Offspring Died When Mother Rats Ate Genetically Engineered Soy

Can GM Soy be Deadly?

The Damage GM Foods Can do to Your Body

How GM crops are getting into the UK through the back door (animal feed)

Overview on the Hazards of Genetically Engineered Foods

The Global Blight of Genetically Modified Crops

 

BOOKS

Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of teh Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating

Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating (by J.M. Smith)

Industry manipulation and political collusion—not sound science—are allowing dangerous genetically engineered food into your daily diet. Company research is rigged, evidence of health dangers is covered up, and political pressure is applied to push new products through to your dinner plate. Find out how you can protect yourself and your family.

Lords of the Harvest (by Dan Charles)

Biotech, Big Money, and the Future of Food

Biotech companies are creating designer crops with strange powers—from cholesterol-reducing soybeans to tobacco plants that act as solar-powered pharmaceutical factories. Dan Charles tells the story you won't hear from the biotech companies or their fiercest opponents—a tale of boundless ambition, political intrigue, and the quest for knowledge.

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