GMO’s

From Wikipedia: ‘……A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Organisms that have been genetically modified include micro-organisms such as bacteria and yeast, insects, plants, fish, and mammals.

Genetic modification involves the mutation, insertion, or deletion of genes. When genes are inserted, they usually come from a different species, which is a form of horizontal gene transfer. In nature this can occur when exogenous DNA penetrates the cell membrane for any reason. To do this artificially may require attaching the genes to a virus or just physically inserting the extra DNA into the nucleus of the intended host with a very small syringe, with the use of electroporation (that is, introducing DNA from one organism into the cell of another by use of an electric pulse) or with very small particles fired from a gene gun.[1][2][3] However, other methods exploit natural forms of gene transfer, such as the ability of Agrobacterium to transfer genetic material to plants,[4] or the ability of lentiviruses to transfer genes to animal cells.[5]…’

Additional links and information follows:

The Social Impact of GMO’s

GMO’s Myths and Truths pdf – An evidence-based examination of the claims made for the safety and efficacy of genetically modified crops and foods.

Farmers committing suicide in India over Monsanto’s failing seed crops and pesticides.

Extreme levels of Monsato’s RoundUp found in Genetically Engineered (GE) soy.

Gycophosphate & GMO Chemicals -101 Studies

The Post GMO Economy

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Need GM Foods

Learn to eat GMO free:

http://time.com/8864/a-shoppers-guide-to-eating-gmo-free/

Devastating social impact of killer seeds via INDIA news here.

March Against Monsanto on FB
https://www.facebook.com/MarchAgainstMonstanto

Hawaii is pushing very closely to requiring labeling on GMO’s
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-national.php?Id=567&yr=2014

Maryland also begins laws in change
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/12/maryland-gmo-labeling_n_4946613.html

5 reasons why the science behind Genetic Modification doesn’t add up
http://muncievoice.com/10444/gmo-crops-five-new-reasons-monsantos-science-doesnt-add/

Glyphosate is being found in the breast milk of mothers in America. It is a component of Monsanto’s weed killing product RoundUp.  Additional GMO’s  have been created and categorized as RoundUp Ready – able to withstand the indiscriminate herbicide. This is how RoundUp is making it into our Food Supply.

Great presentation from a former Wall Street business analyst on how GMO’s make great business models, but are terrible for human health https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rixyrCNVVGA

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