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    Default GMO Myths and Truths

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    Genetically modified (GM) crops are promoted on the basis of a range of far-reaching claims from the GM crop industry and its supporters. They say that GM crops:

    Are an extension of natural breeding and do not pose different risks from naturally bred crops
    Are safe to eat and can be more nutritious than naturally bred crops
    Are strictly regulated for safety
    Increase crop yields
    Reduce pesticide use
    Benefit farmers and make their lives easier
    Bring economic benefits
    Benefit the environment
    Can help solve problems caused by climate change
    Reduce energy use
    Will help feed the world.

    However, a large and growing body of scientific and other authoritative evidence shows that these claims are not true. On the contrary, evidence presented in this report indicates that GM crops:

    Keep reading: http://earthopensource.org/index.php...ths-and-truths
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    Default Re: GMO Myths and Truths

    Sorry, my bad. I must have linked to the actual report, but when I revisit the site I see that you have to enter your email to receive the report. I've revised the link in the OP to reflect the change. Try going to the site via the new link and requesting the report personally. It's more up to date than most of the other articles they're are displaying.
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