24 Jan '12, 9pm

Monsanto: 'There is No Need for, or Value in Testing the Safety of GM Foods in Humans'

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Millions Against Monsanto page . There is a growing body of scientific evidence which proves that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are inherently different from natural organisms, including the way the body processes them, as well as how the immune system responds to them. But Monsanto, the largest purveyor of GMOs in the world, believes that GMOs are no different than natural organisms, and that GMO testing is both needless and valueless. In the Why aren't you running human clinical trials on GM crops? section of Monsanto's Food Safety page, the biotechnology giant explains its opinion that GMOs are "substantially equivalent" to natural organisms. According to Monsanto, since concentrations of proteins, carbohydrates, and other nutrient factors vary among natural crops, as ...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24733.cfm

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