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Originally posted by eLPresidente
Originally posted by MDDoxs
reply to post by eLPresidente
Ummm how do you know I have read up on global population growth and have seen correlations in relation to food consumption?
There is a point when the global population will exceed the level in which we can sustain it. Genetically modified foods are one viable option to feed everyone. I did not say it was the only option sir.
What suggestions do you have?
What does me requesting you to research both sides (between farming crops natural versus genetically modified crops) fully have anything to do with global population growth?
The alternative and the only way to do it is how it has been done before mono-cultured farming came to be.
Now I'm asking again that you research both sides fully, you don't need it spoon-fed from me.
Farmers under the iron fist rule of Monsanto are forced to buy seeds, not reproduce their own. This is absolutely unsustainable and inefficient but you wouldn't know because you didn't do your homework.
Genetically modified crops don't save people from starving today and they won't save people from starving tomorrow. Why? because when compared to conventional farming, genetically modified crop agriculture is a net LOSS.
Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) has reacted very sceptically to the "alarming" results of a health study into the consequences of genetically modified maize.
The VIB scientists had serious reservations about the Séralini publication, which appeared today in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology. The conclusions drawn by Séralini could not be derived from the publication. The data will have to be subjected to a thorough analysis.
VIB points out that Séralini is a controversial researcher. "Séralini has published similar accounts before, but not one of them has withstood scientific scrutiny. That is because he draws conclusions that cannot be derived from the data. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has examined Séralini's previous study about GM maize for the European Commission. His conclusions were not followed on the basis of sound scientific elements and the EFSA repeated its recommendations concerning GM maize."
Originally posted by KarmaComa
reply to post by Corruption Exposed
Thank you for bringing this news forward!
S&F for you!
Here are 3 links showing pictures of the rats involved in that study:
www.letelegramme.com...edit on 20/9/2012 by KarmaComa because: broken links updated
Originally posted by eLPresidente
I think most people that posted in this thread would appreciate the documentary posted in this link, flag the thread because the documentary is available for free viewing online for the next TWO (2) days.
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