19 Aug '12, 3am

Prop 37 Solution to Walmart's Untested, Unlabeled, Toxin Spliced Corn

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Health Issues page , Genetic Engineering page , and our Million Against Monsanto page . As the summer winds down, family barbeques are in full swing and supermarkets are filled with shoppers searching for the right foods to grill up with friends and neighbors. But do they really know what they're buying? What they may not know is that Walmart has admitted it will soon start selling agrichemical giant Monsanto's sweet corn, which has been genetically engineered with an insecticide inside it -- not on the corn, but IN it. Bt toxin works as an insecticide by disintegrating the lining of insects' stomachs when they chomp on the corn. So what is this doing to the bodies of adults or children who eat the corn? We don't know. The genetically engineered sweet corn, which has also been manipulated at the DNA level to wit...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_26096.cfm

Tweets

CA Prop 37: Is it too late to protect organic food?

CA Prop 37: Is it too late to protect organic f...

ecochildsplay.com 26 Aug '12, 5pm

Genetically Engineered (GE) Foods. Genetic engineering is the process of changing the genetic material of a living organis...