Thursday, June 9, 2011

Genetically Engineered Pesticide in Crops, BT, Found in Human Foetuses

Hat tip Blacklisted news

By Jonny Talbot

"Toxins from genetically engineered foods have been found in the blood of pregnant woman and foetuses, according to new research from Canada.

"Research from the University of Sherbrooke Hospital Centre in Quebec found traces of Bt toxin Cry 1 - an insecticide genetically engineered into GE food crops such as maize and potatoes – in pregnant women’s blood....

"Greenpeace Australia, GE spokesperson Laura Kelly agrees and says she is worried by the findings.

“ 'When fed to rats, these Bt toxins damaged the test animal’s livers and kidneys. It is outrageous that we don’t know what impact this will have on their development,' she says..."

MAJIA HERE: Developing fetuses and embryos in the U.S. are going to have a tough go off it between the high levels of ionizing radiation and too-numerous-to-count pesticides and  herbicides they are exposed to before birth....

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.