GMO’S, Monsanto, The Government, The Farmer,
The Consumer, Altered Animals, WHY?My eyes were opened, researching this article. There is an attack, against the whole food
we eat, and it’s
not what you think, and processed food has already been attacked. Like some, I have heard about
(Genetically Modified Organism).
Think about it, that word alone, should scare the heck out of you. Why? It sounds like something out of a Frankenstein movie, and what I found was even moredisturbing.
The Wikipedia definition reads like this: A genetically modified organism (GMO) or geneticallyengineered organism (GEO) is an organism whose genetic material has been altered usinggenetic engineering techniques. These techniques, generally known as recombinant DNAtechnology, use DNA molecules from different sources, which are combined into one moleculeto create a new set of genes. This DNA is then transferred into an organism, giving it modified ornovel genes. Transgenic organisms, a subset of GMOs, are organisms which have inserted DNAthat originated in a different species.In plain English, it boils down to this; they manually take the DNA out of one species and place
that DNA into another species. Why? Interestingly enough, this is what evolution has been doing forbillions of years, the natural way, the transferring of genes from one species to another in order to grow,reproduce, make stronger and to survive. That diverse variety that can be seen, enjoyed and consumedtoday is a product of billions of years in trial and error, all done naturally. So why would we do it anyother way?
is a U.S based multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation:
leadingproducer of genetically engineered seeds and the
world’s leading producer of the herbicide
, glyphosate,marketed as Roundup. ; It provides the technology in 90% of the world's genetically engineered seeds.
Let’s look at Monsanto’s track record for a moment, besides
genetically modified seed’s,
, discarded polystyrene does not biodegrade for hundreds of years.
(2,4,5-T), an acetic acid herbicide used todefoliate broad-leafed plants.
(from its trivial name, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) is one of the most well-knownsynthetic pesticides, banned in the U.S in 1972.
is the code name for one of the herbicides and defoliants used by the U.S.military as part of its herbicidal warfare program.
(or APM) is an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener used as a sugar substitute insome foods and beverages. The most notable name brand of aspartame is Nutra-sweet.
recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone
(rBGH), a genetically engineered hormonemanufactured by Monsanto, Sometimes referred to as Bovine Somatotropin (rBST), thebioengineered hormone is injected in the cows every other week to force the cows to producemore milk than their bodies normally would.