NO NO NO - there's too much research on animals that says it's not healthy - I think it may be the cause of the growing rates of cancer, heart disease and diabetes. And while other countries around the world are banning GMOs (at least until we have trials on humans) our US government won't even require labeling of GMOs.
This is probably the MOST IMPORTANT health issue of our time!!!
I've written 3 hubs on the subject:
GMOs, Substantial Equivalence, and Lies That Affect Public Safety
http://eliminatecancer.hubpages.com/hub … lic-Safety
What You Don't Know About GMOs CAN Hurt You
http://eliminatecancer.hubpages.com/hub … N-Hurt-You
'Fear of the Unknown' is a Sensible Choice When It Comes To Food
http://eliminatecancer.hubpages.com/hub … es-To-Food
I encourage every US citizen to get involved, sign petitions, contact their congressmen to AT A MINIMUM get this stuff labeled.
Yes, there are some potential problems, but the massive benefits out way them by quite a bit. While we may not feel food shortages in the US, GMOs have brought down production costs and food prices for us and made a massive difference in feeding people elsewhere in the world. Most of the criticisms of GMOs being toxic among other things come from a poor understanding of the topic and fear mongering (much like the anti-vaccine crowd). Here's an excellent video on the topic for those that are interested:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzTECVk8 … 6D7EAE774C
GMO foods start appearing in 1994. GMO plants are typically engineered for faster growth, resistant to weed killers and other pathogen, and other benefits.
Typical GMO foods include transgenic plant products that include soybean, corn, canola, and... read more
I don't know enough about GMO food to condemn or praise it, but we must produce more food in better and more efficient ways. Such research is vital.
by Dr Abby Campbell 5 years ago
What do you think about the United States allowing foods to be genetically modified?A genetically modified organism (GMO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. In the United States, nearly 100% of corn and wheat are GMOs. The alterations of...
by Rodrigo Sebidos 2 years ago
Is it true that GMO foods are harmful to HEALTH?
by sannyasinman 5 years ago
http://www.greenpeace.org/international … o-s-maize/
by Sherry Hewins 5 years ago
Are you concerned about GMOs (Genetically Modified Foods)?Do you care a little, a lot, or not at all?
by Wesman Todd Shaw 6 years ago
I think that all of us who are aware of the dangers and intentions behind GMO "foods" well know that the health of the persons eating such "food" is never much the issue. We also know that the FDA will pass and legitimize things that it well knows are not safe for human...
by Nicola Thompson 5 years ago
Genetically Modified Foods? Yeah or Nay? Why?Are you for or against?
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