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Top 20 genetically modified foods / How 27 countries banned GMOs and 50 required labeling

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20 Foods that have been GMO & how 27 different countries have banned GMOs & 50 countries have requited #GMO labeling http://bit.ly/Z9Olvm
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http://seattleorganicrestaurants.com/vegan-whole-foods/top-20-genetically-modified-foods/

1. Cotton Seeds
Almost half of cottons grown in the world have been genetically modified to resist pests and pesticides. GMO BT cotton has had devastating results in Indian agriculture causing suicide of 250,000 Indian farmers in the last decade. Dr. Vandana Shiva in a study shows how GM cotton have lead to Indian farmers suicide and soil infertility by killing useful microorganisms in the soil.

Monsanto's Bt Cotton Kills the Soil as Well as Farmers

Also in March 2006, the shepherds of Warangal district reported the death of nearly 2,000 sheep after gazing on GMO cotton crops from sever inflammation and toxicity of intestine.

Mortality in Sheep Flocks after grazing on Bt Cotton fields Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh

Consumers should be aware that cottonseed oil are extracted from cotton plant seeds and is consumed by us in many foods.

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Sun Feb 17, 2013, 11:33 AM

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Sun Feb 17, 2013, 11:55 AM

2. thanks for sharing!

definitely need to take the time to read this thru more...

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