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Working to Ban GM Crops

Working to Ban GM Crops

Working to Ban GM Crops By Ligia Monzoni Although it seems that Monsanto has taken over, there is still some hope: Here’s a list of countries (and U.S. counties) that have banned GM crops (genetically modified crops) in one way or another. As reported by Alicia Bayer at examiner.com: In the United States: Only the […]

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Why are GMOs against God’s Will?

Why are GMOs against God’s Will?

Why are GMOs against God’s Will? By Ligia Monzoni The first and most important reason GMOs (genetically modified organisms) are so dangerous is because we are not God.  Human beings, though created marvelously in God’s image and endowed with remarkable minds and the ability to invent and create incredible new ideas, are not God.  We never […]

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What are the Consequences of GMOs to Our Health?

What are the Consequences of GMOs to Our Health?

What are the Consequences of GMOs to Our Health? By Ligia Monzoni The danger to many humans who are allergic to certain foods is guaranteed, because no one will know what they are eating. For example, say someone is deathly allergic to peanuts. A GMO (genetically modified organism) may have a gene from a peanut in […]

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How Do GMOs Affect Our Environment?

How Do GMOs Affect Our Environment?

How Do GMOs Affect Our Environment? By Ligia Monzoni They are toxic to harmless non-target species. Long-term exposure to pollen from GMO (genetically modified organism) insect-resistant maize causes adverse effects on the behavior and survival of the monarch butterfly, America’s most famous butterfly. Few studies on European butterflies have been conducted, but those that have […]

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Where Can We Find GMOs?

Where Can We Find GMOs?

Where Can We Find GMOs? By Ligia Monzoni All kinds of fruits and vegetables, corn products, soy products, highly processed derivatives containing little or no DNA, like corn starch, syrups, sugar, foods made from animals fed with GMOs (genetically modified organisms), foods made from GMO animals, etc. If you venture beyond the world of semi-protected […]

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What is GMO?

What is GMO?

What is GMO? By Ligia Monzoni A GMO (genetically modified organism) is the result of a laboratory process where genes from the DNA of one species are extracted and artificially forced into the genes of an unrelated plant or animal. The foreign genes may come from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals, or even humans. Because this […]

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