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ÁctivistPost – Melissa Melton – Now Farmers, Not Biotech Giants, Being Blamed For GMO-Spawned Superbugs 8 October 2013

Logo_activistpost-comMajor studies have illustrated the negative impacts of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the environment and everything in it again and again.In the 16-year period between 1996, when GMOs were introduced, to 2011, pesticide use that was supposed to decrease due to genetic modification actually increased by 404 million pounds. Superbugs and superweeds that did not exist before are threatening crops and taking over the land. Independent studies continue to confirm this vast increase in widespread pesticide use is also killing America’s honeybees. Comparative studies have even shown that GMO food is nutritionally void and toxic; some 65 health risks have been associated with GMO in independent studies. The list goes on and on. Continue reading