Sunday, 3 March 2013

What Are GMO's?

What Are GMO's

GMO's, or (Genetically Modified Organisms), are plant or animal organisms that have been genetically engineered with foreign DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals.

These experimental combinations of genes from different species cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding.  Scientists insert genes into or delete genes from a plant or animal in order to improve its ability to grow in non-native environments, resist pests, tolerate extreme weather conditions, produce more food (like milk in cows), or show other desired traits.  

Herbicide resistant plants allow farmers to use more pesticides, making our food more toxic and depleting our soil.  

Recent GMO studies have found these genetically engineered organisms to be very dangerous to our health.  There have been cases of  diabetes, cancer, heart disease, allergies, reproductive problems and more... 

Furthermore, these biotech companies suggest that they are trying help the world grow more food, but the truth is they are trying to own the world's seeds.  When a seed is genetically engineered, it is patented and therefore owned by the biotech company.

Be sure to buy organic from your local farmer.  It is actually cheaper buying organic directly from the farmer than buying conventionally grown produce from the supermarket.   Try to source organic, or try to source Non-GMO.


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