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  • Oct 18, 2016 0

    Genetic Engineering of Transgenic Creatures is Animal Abuse

    Scientists have plans to pen up animals and force them to become sentient machines making proteins for agro-business and organs for humans. Animals are crossed with human genes to create transgenic creatures with organs that won't provoke an immune response so they can be "harvested" and transplante...

  • Oct 18, 2016 2

    GMOs Spread to Related Crops, including Organic

    The USDA claims that GE crops can “coexist” with organic crops. However, the facts show otherwise. GE is “escaping” and contaminating natural plants. GE mutations can spread to crops in the same family. The Brassica family includes the source plant for canola oil as well as cruciferous veget...

  • Oct 18, 2016 0

    GE Crops Both Increase and Decrease Pesticide Use

    One of the most popular arguments for GE crops is that they reduce the amount of pesticides farmers have to use. The graph below shows the use of weed killer by conventional farmers (top line) and GE farmers (bottom line). "HT" stands for “herbicide tolerant,” e.g., corn that withstands weed kil...