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New Study: GMO’s Bt protein toxic to human cells

By Frédérique Baudouin

Insecticidal Bt toxins such as those produced in genetically engineered plants can be detrimental to human cells. This is a result of recent research led by researchers at the University of Caen (France).

Their experiments showed that toxins produced in, for example, the genetically engineered maize MON810, can significantly impact the viability of human cells. The effects were observed with relatively high concentrations of the toxins, nevertheless there is cause for concern.

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Obama Wholesale Approves Genetically Engineered Foods; Agent Orange herbicide use to expand

By Cornucopia

  • Obama Administration Disappoints/Angers Public
  • Agent Orange Herbicide Ingredient Would be Widely Used
  • USDA seeks comments for Monsanto and Dow genetically engineered crops
  • Tell USDA to ban Dow’s Agent Orange corn

Over the holidays, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture announced its approval of a novel strain of genetically engineered corn, developed by Monsanto, purportedly being “drought tolerant.”

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