Tuesday, January 29, 2013

What to Make of the Scary GMO Study? | Food Safety News

What to Make of the Scary GMO Study? | Food Safety News

I am a strong supporter of labeling GMO foods. Consumers have the right to know.

That’s enough of a reason to support California’s Prop. 37. There is no need to muddy the waters with difficult-to-interpret science.

My e-mail inbox was flooded with messages yesterday about the new long-term rat study reporting that both GMO corn and Roundup (glyphosate herbicide) increase mammary tumors in mice.
The study, led by Gilles-Eric Séralini, concludes:
The results of the study presented here clearly demonstrate that lower levels of complete agricultural glyphosate herbicide formulations, at concentrations well below officially set safety limits, induce severe hormone-dependent mammary, hepatic and kidney disturbances… the significant biochemical disturbances and physiological failures documented in this work confirm the pathological effects of these GMO and R treatments in both sexes.

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