Saturday, January 22, 2011

Are Genetically Modified Foods Endangering Your Life?

Are Genetically Modified Foods Endangering Your Life?

After feeding on the corn for ninety days, the rats had extensive organ damage. This included “adverse impacts on kidneys and liver, the dietary detoxifying organs, as well as different levels of damages to heart, adrenal glands, spleen and haematopooietic system.”

Hundreds of foods that use these three varieties of GM corn can be found in tortillas, popcorn, corn on the cob, and the high fructose corn syrup that is used to sweeten a multitude of products on the shelves of supermarkets and convenience stores in the United States and Europe.

Unfortunately, it is very difficult to identify GMOs. Since genetically modified foods do not have to be labeled, it can be extremely difficult to ascertain which foods we are eating have been genetically modified. However, GMO corn is extremely common.

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