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Christina Sarich – GM Foods are Inherently Unsafe, Warns American Academy of Environmental Medicine

The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) doesn’t buy Monsanto’s claim that GM foods are ‘safe.’ In fact, the agency states, “several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food.” So why are we still being force-fed unlabeled GM foods by big multinational food companies? The AAEM reports that GM foods can cause multiple adverse health conditions including “infertility, immune …

rubber from lettuce

Study points the way toward producing rubber from lettuce

Prickly lettuce, a common weed that has long vexed farmers, has potential as a new cash crop providing raw material for rubber production, according to Washington State University scientists. Writing in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they describe regions in the plant’s genetic code linked to rubber production. The findings open the way for breeding for desired traits …