The weakest link

A complicated GMO disease twist

May 11, 2011

Melanie Warner, who writes the Food Fight blog on BNET, wrote two recent reports on the latest Monsanto GMO twist: the possibility that plants with GM resistance to herbicides are eventually weakened by those herbicides, falling sick with diseases that don’t affect healthy, non-GM plants. And that livestock who eat those GM plants can be similarly affected, especially in the fertility department.

As Warner noted, the potential problem was revealed back in January, when a plant scientist named Don Huber sent a letter to the USDA detailing the issue. So far, however, the USDA has made no move to verify Huber’s findings.

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1. by Mike Lieberman on May 11, 2011 at 9:12 AM PDT

Of course the USDA isn’t going to do anything. That would be going against their friends.

THis is why it’s up to individuals to raise awareness and let others what’s going on. Can’t rely on government to have our best interest in mind.

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