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Scientists Warn That GM Wheat Could Cause Extremely Dangerous Gene Silencing Effects in Humans

Posted By admin On September 22, 2012 @ 2:01 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Safe Food Foundation [1]
September 22, 2012

Expert scientists warn that genetically modified wheat may cause Glycogen Storage Disease IV, resulting in an enlarged liver, cirrhosis of the liver, and failure to thrive. Children born with this disease usually die at about the age of 5.

Australia is on track to be the first country in the world to grow GM wheat commercially, and to test this in human feeding trials.

Today in Melbourne molecular biologist and risk assessment researcher Professor Jack Heinemann of the University of Canterbury, NZ, and Associate Professor Judy Carman, a biochemist at Flinders University, will release expert scientific opinions on the safety of CSIRO’s GM wheat. These opinions have been reviewed by Dr Michael Antoniou, reader in molecular genetics at King’s College, London.


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[1] Safe Food Foundation: http://safefoodfoundation.org/wordpress/?p=946

[2] Children born to parents who eat GM wheat may DIE before age five, warn scientists: http://www.prisonplanet.com/children-born-to-parents-who-eat-gm-wheat-may-die-before-age-five-warn-scientists.html

[3] GMO alert: Eating GM wheat may destroy your liver, warn scientists: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gmo-alert-eating-gm-wheat-may-destroy-your-liver-warn-scientists.html

[4] GM wheat could permanently damage human genetics by silencing hundreds of genes throughout the body: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gm-wheat-could-permanently-damage-human-genetics-by-silencing-hundreds-of-genes-throughout-the-body.html

[5] New CSIRO GMO Wheat can Silence Human Genes, Cause Early Death: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-csiro-gmo-wheat-can-silence-human-genes-cause-early-death.html

[6] Monsanto enters pharmaceutical business, acquires key ‘gene silencing’ technology for use in humans: http://www.prisonplanet.com/monsanto-enters-pharmaceutical-business-acquires-key-gene-silencing-technology-for-use-in-humans.html

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