Tag: Genetically modified organism

Food and Chemical Toxicology Editor-in-Chief, A. Wallace Hayes, publishes response to letters to the editor / Was Monsanto involved in the retraction?

Contact: Meghan Jendrysik m.jendrysik@elsevier.com 617-397-2845 Elsevier Cambridge, MA, December 10, 2013 – The following statement will be published in the journal, Food and Chemical Toxicology, alongside a selection of letters to the editors regarding the decision to retract the paper by Séralini et al.(Séralini et al., 2012). In […]

Journal withdraws controversial French Monsanto GM study : Even though “no evidence of fraud or intentional misrepresentation of the data.”

Source: Reuters – Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:37 PM Author: Reuters * Hundreds of scientists criticised Seralini’s paper * Journal editor asked to see raw data in investigation * Paper withdrawn due to concerns about sample size * “No evidence of fraud or intentional misrepresentation” Opponents claim “The […]

Monsanto’s unapproved GMO wheat, which made its way onto an Oregon field and is feared to have contaminated US wheat supplies, was stored at a US government-controlled facility until at least late 2011.

Monsanto unapproved GMO wheat govt-stored up to 2011     Published time: June 30, 2013 10:40                                                                             AFP Photo / Jean-Francois Monier Monsanto’s unapproved GMO wheat, which made its way onto an Oregon field and is feared to have contaminated US wheat supplies, was stored at a US government-controlled […]

GMO producers will be protected by the US Congress

Photo: EPA The House of Representatives passed a highly controversial addition to the Agricultural Appropriations Bill for 2013. The passed provision protects the producers of genetically modified seeds from litigation resulting from health risks posed by the GMOs.  Critics of the bill describe it as “Monsanto Protection Act” […]

Obama signs ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ written by Monsanto-sponsored senator

Published time: March 28, 2013 19:04                                                                             US President Barack Obama (AFP Photo / Brendan Smialowsky) United States President Barack Obama has signed a bill into law that was written in part by the very billion-dollar corporation that will benefit directly from the legislation. On Tuesday, Pres. Obama […]

Answers to critics: Why there is a long term toxicity due to NK603 Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize and to a Roundup herbicide

Universally Available Gilles-Eric Séralini, , Robin Mesnage, Nicolas Defarge, Steeve Gress University of Caen, Institute of Biology, EA2608, CRIIGEN and Network on Risks, MRSH-CNRS, Esplanade de la Paix, 14032 Caen Cedex, France Didier Hennequin University of Caen, Network on Risks, MRSH-CNRS, Bd Maréchal Juin, 14032 Caen Cedex, France […]

French team claim bestselling brand of GM ( Monsanto) corn caused tumours and multiple organ damage: GMO Proponents go into Damage Control

Fresh row over GM foods as French study claims rats fed the controversial crops suffered tumours French team claim bestselling brand of GM corn caused tumours and multiple organ damage Leading scientists have questioned the study and its results, claiming it has ‘no value’ By Daily Mail Reporter […]

Monsanto Roundup weedkiller and GM maize implicated in ‘shocking’ new cancer study: ” Mammary tumours, severe liver and kidney damage as early as four months”

19 Sep 2012 | By Elinor Zuke The world’s best-selling weedkiller, and a genetically modified maize resistant to it, can cause tumours, multiple organ damage and lead to premature death, new research published today reveals. In the first ever study to examine the long-term effects of Monsanto’s Roundup […]

Cows genetically modified to improve flavour

Scientists in China have created genetically modified cattle designed to   produce tastier beef. For chefs and food-lovers, the perfect steak has long been the holy grail. Now scientists in China have joined the search, by creating genetically   modified cattle which they say are designed to produce tastier beef. […]

Move Over, Frankenfish—Now We Have Frankenapples!

Posted By ANH-USA On July 24, 2012 @ 3:00 pm Apples genetically engineered not to turn brown when sliced or bruised. And new, unnatural proteins are being created in the process. Action Alert! [1] The “Arctic Apple,” engineered by the British Columbia–based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, thinks the non-browning […]