02 May '11, 4pm

19 Studies Link GMO Foods to Organ Disruption

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page , Millions Against Monsanto page , and our Food Safety page . A new paper demonstrates that consuming genetically modified (GM) food leads to significant organ disruptions in rats and mice. Researchers reviewed data from 19 studies and found that parameters including blood and urine biochemistry and organ weights were significantly disrupted in the GM-fed animals. The kidneys of males were the most affected, experiencing 43.5 percent of all the changes. The livers of females followed at more than 30 percent. Other organs may have been affected too, including the heart and spleen, and blood cells. According to the Institute for Responsible Technology: "The GM soybean and corn varieties used in the feeding trials 'constitute 83 percent of the commercialized GMOs' that are currently consume...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23129.cfm