Just Label It! Oh yeah, that’s the ticket! Want GMOs (genetically modified / engineered organisms) out of your food supply? Like the UK – Just Label It!
In a pig’s eye! Pay close attention to item 15:
Memorandum by United Biscuits (UK) Limited
International food business operating in 21 countries. It has leading market positions in the UK, Continental Europe and is building its presence in Asia. It has 46 manufacturing sites world-wide and its products are available in over 90 countries. Over 20,000 are employed worldwide of which 16,000 are based in the UK.
NOVEL FOODS AND THEIR LABELLING
15. As a food manufacturer UB has considerable interest in the regulation of labelling of GM foods. We believe that the provision of information to consumers, including appropriate product labelling, is an essential element in achieving consumer acceptance of genetically modified foods. Read the rest of this entry »
GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS, GLYPHOSATE AND THE DETERIORATION OF HEALTH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Nancy L. Swanson 1, Andre Leu 2*, Jon Abrahamson 3 and Bradley Wallet 4
NOTE; This is the final segment.
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Kathleen Hallal, Moderator
Dr. Stephanie Seneff, MIT Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Nancy Swanson, Retired United States Navy staff scientist, author
Anthony Samsel, Retired Science Consultant
Dr. Don M. Huber, Professor Emeritus, Purdue University
Jack Olmsted, Producer
A huge increase in the incidence and prevalence of chronic diseases has been reported in the United States (US) over the last 20 years. Similar increases have been seen globally.
The herbicide glyphosate was introduced in 1974 and its use is accelerating with the advent of herbicide-tolerant genetically engineered (GE) crops. Evidence is mounting that glyphosate interferes with many metabolic processes in plants and animals and glyphosate residues have been detected in both.
Glyphosate disrupts the endocrine system and the balance of gut bacteria, it damages DNA and is a driver of mutations that lead to cancer. In the present study, US government databases were searched for GE crop data, glyphosate application data and disease epidemiological data.
The significance and strength of the correlations show that the effects of glyphosate and GE crops on human health should be further investigated.
Dr. Nancy Swanson’s power point presentation used for this panel discussion is available here: http://www.slideshare.net/digitalrepo…
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Barbara H. Peterson
Hey there, Monsanto Man! You like to paint those who are against you, your toxic sludge and what it is doing to our health and the planet as conspiracy theorists without a leg to stand on, while you paint your products as safe and beneficial to the environment.
Isn’t that exactly what you did in Anniston, Alabama, which is now a superfund site due to PCB contamination caused by you that you said was perfectly safe, and in Nitro, West Virginia, where people were poisoned with your Dioxin? You were ordered to pay on both of those catastrophes, weren’t you?
Yet, you still insist, even with numerous lawsuits in your checkered past, to flagrantly declare that your products are safe, once again. You have never once admitted blame nor accepted responsibility for your actions unless forced to by a court with a judge that for some insane reason, you have not managed to “influence.”
Let’s just take a little trip in the Wayback machine…
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