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Islander
05-20-11, 08:50 PM
by Jeffrey Smith
April 21, 2011

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) doesn’t think so. The Academy reported that “Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food,” including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, faulty insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system. The AAEM asked physicians to advise patients to avoid GM foods.

Before the FDA decided to allow GMOs into food without labeling, FDA scientists had repeatedly warned that GM foods can create unpredictable, hard-to-detect side effects, including allergies, toxins, new diseases, and nutritional problems. They urged long-term safety studies, but were ignored.

Read more: http://www.responsibletechnology.org/

Reesacat
05-20-11, 10:00 PM
I didn't know this:
"Cooked GM soy contains as much as 7-times the amount of a known soy allergen."
I react to soy, and if it is in processed food is probably GM soy-another reason for eating organic!

Maurya
05-21-11, 08:23 AM
I didn't know this:
"Cooked GM soy contains as much as 7-times the amount of a known soy allergen."
I react to soy, and if it is in processed food is probably GM soy-another reason for eating organic!

And another reason for skipping the soy altogether.