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Islander
01-05-12, 11:55 AM
December 31, 2011
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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has again deregulated a genetically modified (GM) product made by the most hated company in the world, Monsanto. The approval gives the agricultural giant's Vistive Gold soybeans the green light for production within the United States and Canada.

Monsanto already has low-linolenic soybean oils on the market under its Vistive brand -- KFC and Kellogg's have both used Vistive to slash trans fats from their products -- but the company claims that its new generation traits confer "significantly extended fry life" and are more stable at high temperatures than either existing Vistive oils or conventional soybean oils. After all, this what a unhealthy populations striving for fresher and wholesome foods need...longer fry life?

Read more: http://preventdisease.com/news/11/123111_USDA-Approves-Another-Genetically-Modified-Soybean-Courtesy-of-Monsanto.shtml