Is Monsanto’s genetically modified food making us sick?
The buzz has been that genetically modified foods grow better, will solve the worlds hunger problems and are less likely to be ravaged by insects. Many of us eat genetically modified foods without knowing they have been modified. Over the last decade, it has been reported by CNN ( See here ) as well as other sources that emergency visits to hospitals for food allergies have doubled. Is there a connection between genetically modified food and our bodies rejecting these foods through allergies? A new article suggests this is the case.
Monsanto: ‘There is no need for, or value in testing the safety of GM foods in humans’
S. L. Baker January 19, 2012
There is a growing body of scientific evidence which proves that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are inherently different from natural organisms, including the way the body processes them, as well as how the immune system responds to them. But Monsanto, the largest purveyor of GMOs in the world, believes that GMOs are no different than natural organisms, and that GMO testing is both needless and valueless.