What’s the difference between government/corporate thugs declaring that their contamination is an “act of God” and me? There is none. Except that the government and its biotech owners are above the law and we the people are under it. Way under it.
Hayes’ decision to retract the paper follows FCT’s appointment of Richard E. Goodman, a former Monsanto scientist and an affiliate of the GMO industry-funded group, the International Life Sciences Institute, to the specially created post of associate editor for biotechnology at the journal, early this year.
The toxicity of the transgenic proteins in animals and humans was not studied. Instead the original proteins produced in bacteria were used as surrogates in feeding trials. The synonymous codons were assumed to be neutral and to have no effect on the transgenic proteins, and presumed to be safe.
The priority is to send a hard copy letter to Mayor Kenoi immediately, as he may be planning to veto the bill in the next couple of days.
Britain and the US have slipped down the scale of health compared with other wealthy nations and the patterns of disease are remarkably similar.
Nature has a voice, but we have to stop the madness and listen.