13 Aug '11, 1pm

The Worlds Largest Human Experiment: GMOs, Roundup, and the Monsanto Monstrosity

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page , Millions Against Monsanto , and our Politics and Democracy page . Informed consent is one of the most basic aspects of patient-physician relations, as well as subject-researcher relations in the case of research studies. This involves making the patient aware of and verifying that they understand the risks, benefits, facts, and the future implications of the procedure or test they are going to be subjected to. In the case of genetically modified organisms we have not been made aware of the risks. In fact, the GMO industry has deliberately hidden the real dangers behind the seeds and herbicides they peddle. The Food and Drug Administration of the United States of America has defined informed consent in the following bureaucratic jargon: Except as provided in 50.23 and 50.24, no investig...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23592.cfm

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