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FDA Approves First GMO Animal for Human Consumption

Earlier today (November 19th) the FDA approved the first ever GMO animal for human consumption, the    AquAdvantage Salmon. This particular “animal drug” (as the FDA is terrifyingly classifying it as) has had its genetics manipulated to have it grow faster. Recently,  a few American peer-reviewed journals published studies or scientific papers that questioned the …

November Setbacks for Monsanto

Setbacks to a corporation like Monsanto, that has received the moniker Worlds Most Evil Corporation, are always welcomed and the month of November has brought us a few big setbacks for the Biotech giant! Glyphosate’s Safety Most of you may remember that in March The World Health Organization (WHO) added Glyphosate, (the main ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide Roundup) …

The Age of Corporate Studies

Everyone knows about “Tobacco Science”– industry backed studies conducted in ways to give the illusion that their product is safe. If this was the only unethical and perilous claim, it would be extremely disingenuous. However, they took it to another level with their advertising that used doctors to promote their brands and claim they had actual …

Peer-Reviewed Study Ends GMO “Substantial Equivalence” Claim

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has repeatedly claimed GMO crops are safe to consume because of something they call “substantial equivalence”. What this means is the FDA considers GMO crops the same (substantially equivalent) as its organic counterpart because they share basic components (proteins, fats, and carbohydrates). Substantial equivalence allowed GMOs to be put on the “Generally Recognized as Safe” …

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