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Unspinning the Web of Spider-Goat

By Dr. Mae-Wan Ho
Institute of Science in Society

Breeding transgenic goats for spider silk is unethical, and passing surplus goats onto the public food chain unsafe; the project has never been subject to regulatory risk assessment and there is not a single report characterizing the transgenic sequences in the spider-goats’ genome. [Image]

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Why GMO and Organic Cannot Co-Exist: Lateral Gene Transfer

Agrobacterium tumefaciens is commonly used in the genetic modification of plants

By Sayer Ji
Activist Post

One of the most disturbing, though commonly overlooked properties of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is their documented ability to transfer genetic information horizontally into those who consume them.

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