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What Did The Chicken On Your Plate Eat?

Anne Gordon GreenMedInfo Would you eat chicken that ate arsenic and banned antibiotics? You probably already have. When eating that delicious nugget, or scrumptious chicken salad…. do you ever wonder how the tender, juicy, and appealing shades of pink get … Continue reading

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Death knell may sound for Canada’s GMO pigs

Rod Nickel Reuters Pigs that might have become the world’s first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption may instead face an untimely end, as key backers of Canada’s “Enviropig” project withdrew their support for the controversial engineered animal. Scientists … Continue reading

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Double speak on diversity

G. Srinivasan The Hindu Karnataka’s biodiversity board comes in for flak as it shies away from initiating prosecution for bio-piracy Even as the country is proposing to host the 11 Conference of Parties on the Convention on Biological Diversity at … Continue reading

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No ‘Frankensalmon’ in America: Congress bans FDA from approving genetically modified fish

Source: Daily Mail Genetically modified salmon will not go on sale in the U.S. The House of Congress has voted to ban the Food and Drug Administration from passing the fish fit for human consumption. The FDA had said last … Continue reading

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Why Is Pesticide Used As An Ingredient In Infant Formula?

Source: AP Why is cupric sulfate — a known herbicide, fungicide and pesticide — being used in infant formula? And why is it displayed proudly on product labels as a presumably nutritious ingredient? Used to kill fungus, aquatic  plants and … Continue reading

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We Have Not Seen the Last of the Genetically Modified Salmon

Source: Farm Wars 01 August 2011: 38 Agricultural organizations have signed a letter to Congressional Leaders urging them to allow the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to complete its review of the world’s first genetically engineered fish for human consumption. … Continue reading

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