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Doctors Warn: Avoid Genetically Modified Foods

May 30, 2009
Jeffrey Smith
5/30/2009

On May 19th, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) called on “Physicians to educate their patients, the medical community, and the public to avoid GM (genetically modified) foods when possible and provide educational materials concerning GM foods and health risks.”[1] They called for a moratorium on GM foods, long-term independent studies, and labeling. AAEM’s position paper stated, “Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food,” including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, insulin regulation, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system. They conclude, “There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health effects. There is causation,” as defined by recognized scientific criteria. “The strength of association and consistency between GM foods and disease is confirmed in several animal studies.”

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    June 18, 2009 5:32 pm

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  2. May 30, 2009 7:45 am

    This is progress, but NOT near enough. Corporations such as Monsanto, ADM and Cargill will be sure to counter this by creating denials and just enough confusion to keep true reform away. The best defense against being poisoned by these companies to buy organic (and not from industrial farms) and to grow your own food.
    Until Monsanto tries to make backyard gardens illegal!! But I do so look forward to the day a Monsanto lawyer shows up in my backyard.

    Ray Salomone
    Personal Trainer and Wellness Activist
    http://www.GrecoRomanWellness.wordpress.com
    The Most Provocative Wellness Blog on the Internet

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