GMO Foods
13 views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Emma Kwan
onto GMO Foods
Scoop.it!

GMO Risks

GMO Risks | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
Introduction: the genetic manipulation referred to in this article is *not* about crossing different breeds of sheep, developing various hybrids of corn, or other "within species" enhancement to improve naturally-occuring traits. Instead it's about using a bacteria or virus to artificially insert an entirely foreign DNA into a plant's genes, such as human genes inserted…
more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

Risks & Side Effects of Genetically Modified Food | LIVESTRONG.COM

Risks & Side Effects of Genetically Modified Food | LIVESTRONG.COM | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
Inserting genes not normally found in a certain food or plant results in a genetically modified food. Farmers genetically modify crops for one o
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

The Economic Argument Against GMOs: a Top Ten List

The Economic Argument Against GMOs: a Top Ten List | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
Here is the economic argument against GMOs... Top ten externalized costs (externalities) in GMO agriculture:
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

GMO Risks

GMO Risks | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
Introduction: the genetic manipulation referred to in this article is *not* about crossing different breeds of sheep, developing various hybrids of corn, or other "within species" enhancement to improve naturally-occuring traits. Instead it's about using a bacteria or virus to artificially insert an entirely foreign DNA into a plant's genes, such as human genes inserted…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs - Institute for Responsible Technology

10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs - Institute for Responsible Technology | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
1. GMOs are unhealthy. The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) urges doctors to prescribe non-GMO diets for all patients. They cite animal studies showing organ damage, gastrointestinal and immune system disorders, accelerated aging, and infertility. Human studies show how genetically modified (GM) food can leave material behind inside us, possibly causing long-term problems. Genes… Read More 10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

Global Glyphosate Herbicide Market IS Driven by Genetically Modified Crops

Global Glyphosate Herbicide Market IS Driven by Genetically Modified Crops | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
Infowars.com the home of the #1 Internet News Show in the World.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

PEER-REVIEWED PAPER SUGGESTS GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SOY (GMO) PRODUCES EXCESS FORMALDEHYDE AND DISRUPTS NATURAL PLANT METABOLISM | International Center for Integrative Systems

PEER-REVIEWED PAPER SUGGESTS GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SOY (GMO) PRODUCES EXCESS FORMALDEHYDE AND DISRUPTS NATURAL PLANT METABOLISM | International Center for Integrative Systems | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

Ten Scientific Studies Prove that Genetically Modified Food Can Be Harmful To Human Health

Ten Scientific Studies Prove that Genetically Modified Food Can Be Harmful To Human Health | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
"GM Crop Production is Lowering US Yields and Increasing Pesticide Use...There is no reason GM foods should be approved safe for consumption, we just don’t know enough about them. We could easil
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

GMO Dangers: Facts You Need to Know - Nutrition Studies

GMO Dangers: Facts You Need to Know - Nutrition Studies | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
A plant biologist explains how GMOs now constitute a major part of the US food supply. They are especially common in processed foods and are fed to animals. How safe are they?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health

10 Scientific Studies Proving GMOs Can Be Harmful To Human Health | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
Over the past few years, a number of countries have completely banned GMOs and the pesticides that go along with them, and they are doing so for a reason. The latest country to consider a complete ban is Russia after top government scientists recommended at least a 10 year ban. The truth is, we don’t […]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

Genetically Modified Food - Resources - Bioethics - Focus Areas - Markkula Center for Applied Ethics - Santa Clara University

Genetically Modified Food - Resources - Bioethics - Focus Areas - Markkula Center for Applied Ethics - Santa Clara University | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
Risks and benefits of GMOs are weighed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

California Widow Sues Monsanto For Killing Her Husband

California Widow Sues Monsanto For Killing Her Husband | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
A farmer's widow is suing Monsanto for the death of her husband after he used Roundup on his farm for nearly 30 years, and then got a cancer diagnosis.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Emma Kwan
Scoop.it!

Are GMOs bad for the environment?

Are GMOs bad for the environment? | GMO Foods | Scoop.it
In a recent interview for New York magazine’s Grub Street, author and food activist Michael Pollan laid out why he believes that food containing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) should be labeled – and why GMO crops have been bad for the...
more...
No comment yet.