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The Scary Truth Behind GM Foods

The Scary Truth Behind GM Foods

George Siemon, CEO of Organic Valley, the nation’s largest organic farming cooperative, which had more than $600 million in sales last year, put it succinctly in an article from ABC news: “There is a growing awareness that our [food supply] system makes us all guinea pigs of sorts.” I couldn’t have said it better myself, because that statement boils down the one fundamental truth about the current (non-organic ) US food supply. You and your family are being treated as guinea pigs with food ingredients that have never been tested for long-term safety. And according to the article from the LA Times , there’s a good reason these GM crops haven’t been tested for safety. The companies producing the seeds won’t let independent scientists test them, or if they do allow testing it is only for non-safety related studies! Biotech Hides Behind Patent Laws to Quench Independent Safety...

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