GMO’s NOT Substantially Equivelant

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This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Whom do your elected officials represent???
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For years I have been saying what common sense should be telling everyone about the GMO products and the “Substantially Equivalent ” argument that has plagued our food Suol.y fir the past 25 years . Now it appears that some 25 years later ( it is important to understand that number 25 YEARS) the general public might be able to scream loud enough that it will drown out the Monsanto Propaganda Machine.

 

WHOM DO YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS REPRESENT?????

Whom do Your Elected Officials Represent???

Currently one would have to say Monsanto.  But now that the patients have worn off and Monsanto can no lie get control every aspect of testing their products…well lets just say their ruse is about to come to an end.

One cannot take vital minerals and nutrients it of a plant and call it “substantially equivalent”

Here’s a piece from the Organic Consumers Association.

Asking Mr Trump via Twitter…PLZ get the poison out of our food

One of the biggest scams Monsanto

perpetrated against consumers was getting its GMO crops declared “substantially equivalent” to non-GMO crops—a coup that allowed the biotech industEveto unleash GMOs into the food system with no independent pre-market safety testing.

First, a little history on substantial equivalence: 

The concept of ‘Substantial Equivalence’ was first introduced in 1993 by the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD), an international economic and trade organisation, not a public health body.  The principle states that if a new food is found to be substantially equivalent to an already existing food product, it can be treated the same way as the existing product with respect to safety. This concept has greatly benefited the trade of GM produce, allowing it to effectively bypass regulatory requirements that would apply to novel food and other products including novel chemical compounds, pharmaceuticals, pesticides and food additives, all of which require a range of toxicological tests and can be subject to legal limitations on safe consumption/intake.

Independent (as in not on the biotech industry’s payroll) scientists who have previously argued that GMO foods are not substantially equivalent to non-GMO foods have been dissed and discredited by Monsanto.

Now there’s a new peer-reviewed study led by Dr. Michael Antoniou at King’s College London, that once again suggests that GMO foods—at least a specific variety of Monsanto’s Roundup-Ready GMO corn—are nowhere near to being “equivalent” to non-GMO foods.

And what makes this Roundup-Ready corn “different,” say the authors of the most recent study, has serious implications for your health.

So is our food safe with Substantially Equivelant GMO products???

Read ‘New Study Shows Major Molecular Differences between GMO and Non-GMO Corn’ 

Read the study 

So many of you ask what can we do???? Every day we can use Twitter to communications to our president and ask him to get the poison out of our food…

Would you p.ease join my campaign and ask our President Donald J Trump….PLZ get the poison out of our food

Until Next Time

Happy Gardening