Saturday, October 15, 2011
Keep the Drugs Out of Our Food
http://tinyurl.com/6ffr4kw & http://bit.ly/n13PI4 watch these 2 short Videos on (GMO) Genetic modification of Food. Are we playing God?
National Geographic: These gigantic cows resemble bovine body-builders. See how breeders have achieved such amazing results. http://tinyurl.com/32upbx
The terms "GM" - "Genetically modified" - "Modern biotechnology" & "Transgenic" all are sometimes used to describe GM and it`s links to specific cases or studies. I think it is a problem in a big scale. Some think only if it doesn`t harm the agroecology or local practices.
"Synthesis Report" called "Agriculture at the Crossroads". Do you think the synthesis is distorting the original to the point of giving the opposite viewpoint?
No Means No - Keep the Drugs Out of Our Food!
Controversy swirls at the crossroads of agriculture and medicine
By Alla Katsnelson
September 20, 2004
Farming, one of the world's oldest practices has suddenly found itself entangled with modern medicine. Imagine this: at your child's appointment for a routine vaccination, the doctor proffers a banana genetically engineered to contain the vaccine and says, "Have her eat this and call me in the morning." Though still farfetched, this scenario is getting closer to reality, with the first batch of plant-made medicines - created by genetically modifying crops such as corn, soy, canola and even fruits such as tomatoes and bananas.
Posted by Ken Anderson at 4:40 PM