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No risk with GMO food, says EU chief scientific advisor

Jeremy Fleming euractive.com EXCLUSIVE: Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are no riskier than their conventionally farmed equivalents, the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisor Anne Glover has told EurActiv in an exclusive interview, calling for countries impeding GMO use to be put … Continue reading

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Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement

Diamanti-Kandarakis et al. Endocrine Reviews There is growing interest in the possible health threat posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), which are substances in our environment, food, and consumer products that interfere with hormone biosynthesis, metabolism, or action resulting in a … 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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GM regulators chose ignorance over science

Source: Guardian A study showing the presence of GM pesticides in the blood points to the remarkable complacency of global safety regulators. If you don’t look before crossing roads you will, before long, be hit by a truck. Even if … Continue reading

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