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Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food

Over the past decade, soy foods have become America's favorite health food. Newspapers, magazines, and best-selling health writers have proclaimed the "joy of soy" and promoted the belief that soy food is the key to disease prevention and maximum longevity.

The possibility that an inexpensive plant food could prevent heart disease, fight cancer, fan away hot flashes, and build strong bodies in far more than 12 ways is seductive. The truth, unfortunately, is far more complex. Soy foods come in a variety of forms, including many heavily processed modern products. Even good forms of soy foods must be eaten sparingly-the way they have been eaten traditionally in Asia. Most important, many respected scientists have issued warnings stating that the possible benefits of eating soy should be weighed against the proven risks. Indeed, thousands of studies link soy to malnutrition, digestive distress, immune-system breakdown, thyroid dysfunction, cognitive decline, reproductive disorders and infertility-even cancer and heart disease.

Americans rarely hear anything negative about soy. Thanks to the shrewd public relations campaigns waged by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Protein Technologies International (PTI), the American Soybean Association, and other soy interests, as well as the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) 1999 approval of the health claim that soy protein lowers cholesterol, soy maintains a "healthy" image. ...

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World's top sweetener is made with GM bacteria

Independent on Sunday 20/6/99

 

The most widely used sweetener in the world, found in fizzy drinks and sweets, is being made using a secret genetic engineering process, which some scientists claim needs further testing for toxic side-effects.

The use of genetic engineering to make aspartame has stayed secret until now because there is no modified DNA in the finished product. Monsanto, the pioneering GM food giant, which makes aspartame, insists that it is completely safe. But some scientists fear that not enough is known about the process of making it. One of the two elements that make up the sweetener can be produced by genetically engineered bacteria, and scientists say that they cannot rule out toxic side-effects.

Nightmare of the GM weeds

By Tim Utton Science Reporter Daily Mail, April 15, 2004

 

A COUNTRY which pioneered GM farming has become a stark warning of the disaster that can result, scientists claim today.

Argentina has suffered an environmental crisis with 'superweeds' overrunning the countryside and farmers reporting health problems, experts warn.

Since 1997, genetically-modified soya has been planted over almost half the country's arable land. Now farmers are having to use more and more herbicides to control the resistant weeds, damaging the soil's fertility for generations.

A study, detailed in the respected journal New Scientist, has found that over-use of weedkillers is rendering the soil 'inert' - and directly affecting human health.

Farmers and their families living near Argentina's GM fields complain of rashes, streaming eyes and other symptoms. Some have seen their livestock die or give birth to deformed young.

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Weed with Roundup immunity galloping across state

by John Woodmansee
Chronicle-Tribune, May 26

 

A herbicide-resistant weed that arrived in Indiana two years ago isn't standing still.

Marestail populations that are immune to glyphosate were first identified in 2002 in the southeast Indiana counties of Jackson, Bartholomew, Clark, Jefferson and Jennings.

Recent field inspections by Purdue University researchers found the weeds in another 15 counties to the north and west, said Bill Johnson, Purdue Extension weed specialist.

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in many herbicides, including Roundup.

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Call for suicide genes to control GM organisms

Government agencies should consider requiring the use of "suicide genes" or other biological tools to keep genetically engineered organisms from spreading artificial genetic traits into the environment, a committee of United States scientists has recommended.

The committee urged the US Department of Agriculture, for which it prepared its report, to consider "bioconfinement" techniques to help keep the organisms under control. These techniques would add genetic traits that make the newly created life forms sterile or cause them to destroy themselves after a time.

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Also see:

The Truth about Genetically Modified "Terminator" Seeds.
The Truth about Genetically Modified Foods...

 

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Likely Allergenic Genetically Engineered Corn Still Spreading

http://www.organicconsumers.org/ge/ge_corn_starlink.cfm

StarLink Corn, an experimental genetically engineered crop that the USDA found to be unsuitable for human consumption, hasn't been grown by farmers for several years. Yet recent analysis of this year's harvest has found that it is still contaminating 1% of the nation's corn. The discovery fuels the arguments of GE opponents, who claim that these experimental crops should not be released on the market until they have been adequately tested for effects on human health and the environment."The StarLink lesson is that contamination is to some extent irreversible,"said Doreen Stabinsky, a Greenpeace scientist. Once a new genetically engineered plant is released on the market, it is impossible to keep itspollen from spreading, thereby leading to its existence in the food supply indefinitely. According to the European Union, this is one of the reasons for its decision to resist growing and importing GE foods....."

King of kings' Bible - Enoch 68:14 Since they (men) were only created, sothat, like the angels of heaven, they might remain righteous and pure.68:15 Then death, which destroys every thing, would not have affected them;68:16 But by this, THEIR KNOWLEDGE (science - 1 Tim. 5:20), THEY PERISH, andby this also its power consumes them.

King of kings' Bible - 1 Timothy 5:20 O Timothy, keep that which iscommitted to thy trust, avoiding profane [and] vain babblings, andOPPOSITIONS OF SCIENCE (knowledge) FALSELY SO CALLED:5:21 Which some professing [to have] have erred concerning the faith. Grace[be] with thee. Amen.

 

 

The Truth about Genetically Modified Crops

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Genetically modified foods (GMOs) much worse than previously thought

Why didn't you read about the GMO food supplement that killed about 100 Americans and caused another 5-10,000 to fall sick in the news? GMOs are far more serious than initial research indicated, but no testing is being done in the US for their safety. GMOs contain Promoter genes which can PERMANENTLY turn on any of the genes at random in your DNA, making it possible in theory for you to turn into a rat. Some contain antibiotic resistance making bacteria in your body totally immune to antibiotics; they genetically modify your cells and the bacteria in your gut, resulting in your cells making new proteins that cause you to become allergic to the foods you eat, cause stomach lesions and other serious ailments, cause cancer and uncontrolled cell growth, etc etc etc.

Monsanto's corporate goal is to control all seed production in the world via GMOs.

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GM Frankenfood Allergies

by Sheryl Jackson

My grandson and I are anaphylactically allergic to all GM FrankenFoods. The itching and neurotoxicity of these patented consumables by the Monsters of Monsanto should be forced on to all of the creators and their families.

The GM patented molecules were identified and isolated by a team of Swiss, Swedish and Dutch scientists in the year 2000. At that time, it was determined that the three molecules that the Monsters of Monsanto had spliced into the food were: 1.) from a pansy plant, 2.) from a cockroach and the third though isolated could not be identified. The excitotoxins of these FrankenFoods cause so many multiple diseases, that they have become the stuff of fiction. And the reality is that no one has been allowed to develop tests for allergies to these now known neurotoxins because they are patented and Monsanto refuses to allow the tests to be developed.
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Genetically modified food: Bush promotes a `biological time bomb'

Money for the politicians, money for the doctors for trying to heal people who become sick from the GM-good, money for the drug-industry. It's all about money on this gone-crazy lunatic-asylum-planet.

A complete explanation to the article below can be found here:

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http://i.am/jah/gmterm.htm

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BY EVA CHENG

On August 7, the United States government formally demanded that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) set up a dispute settlement panel in order to legally challenge the European Union's five-year de facto ban on the new approval of genetically modified foods. In doing so, US President George Bush's administration is not only pressuring the EU to accept more GM food imports, it is also seeking to force down the throat of the world's people a food supply that is of highly dubious safety and has potentially devastating environmental consequences.

Washington is the key force behind the big push for the spread of GM crops. Flimsy scientific research had been conducted to justify this extension, while extensive evidence of the possible grave dangers of GM crops has been ignored.

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