Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn after study revealed cancer risk

Cancer risk? A farmer shows two corncobs of genetically engineered corn by U.S. company Monsanto, right, and two normal corncobs from Germany, left

It was less than 10 days ago that I posted an article referencing the US government had surrendered all its responsibility for insuring the safety of the additives and ingredients in the American food chain.

Well, it appears the Europeans have made no such concessions to business and have made a couple of startling revelations. ‘….Russia has suspended the import and use of an American GM corn following a study suggesting a link to breast cancer and organ damage….’

The telling difference comes from different standards of research and integrity. ‘….Historically, biotech companies have proved the safety of GM crops based on trials involving feeding rats for a period of 90 days.

However, experts at the University of Caen conducted an experiment running for the full lives of rats – two years.

The findings, which were peer reviewed by independent experts before being published in a respected scientific journal, found raised levels of breast cancer, liver and kidney damage….

Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn after study revealed cancer risk

http://gatelessgatezen.com/2012/09/16/who-determines-safety-of-new-food-ingredients/

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