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New, More Toxic Breed of Crops Gain Approval

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In my opinion, eating conventionally (non-organic) will do nothing to help our compromised children. The amounts and types of toxins being applied to these foods continues to increase.




"the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently decided to deregulate Dow Chemical’s next-generation GE crops.

These crops are not only resistant to glyphosate, but also carry resistance to toxins like 2,4-D, a component of Agent Orange, and Dicamba, which has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The chemical 2,4-D and other herbicides of this class have also been linked to:

  • Immune system cancers
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Reproductive problems

Then, on October 15, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its final decision to register Enlist Duo—a new herbicide manufactured by Dow Chemical, to be used on corn and soybeans genetically engineered to tolerate both 2,4-D and glyphosate.

This was the final barrier standing between this new generation of GE crops and their widespread commercialization."


With glyphosate and the other pesticides used in conventional agriculture now being associated with suppression of cytochrome p450 enzymes, impairment in serum sulfate transport and vit D synthesis, the disruption of the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids by gut bacteria, as well as the interactions of glyphosate with metals in the environment and in our bodies, we need to be aware of the potential negative impacts of the toxins we ingest.











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A glimmer of hope?

The Post-GMO Economy



One mainstream farmer is returning to conventional seed — and he’s not alone



Just as plants and animals adapt to environmental pressures, retailers respond to consumer pressure. This past March, Whole Foods announced that by 2018 it would label all its foods containing genetically engineered ingredients. In June, Target announced it would debut a line of foods, called Simply Balanced, that would be free of genetically modified ingredients by the end of 2014. And by late summer, more than 20 states were considering genetic modification label laws.


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That's a start, and some are beginning to understand that our bodies can't withstand the constant barrage of toxins and immune disruptors we are eating and injecting ourselves with.


But too many people assume genetic modification is done simply to increase nutrient content, size, palatability, crop yield etc. They have no idea that crops are genetically modified to withstand the toxins that are sprayed on them and that we eventually eat.


Why are there "Keep Off, Poison" signs posted in yards and grassy areas sprayed for weed control with glyphosate and 2,4-D; and yet the same chemicals can be sprayed on our food and sold in the grocery store with nary a peep.

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