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The Czechs cheer for GMOs, America's mission closer to accomplished

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Last week, the Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic released a document, supporting the farm production of genetically modified crops. This is a small win for US business interests, specifically the biotech lobby.

The paper published by the team of Czech scientists, entitled White Book: Genetically Modified Crops, Scientific opinion of Czech researchers working with GMO, is based on a twelve-year study of GM crops and their effects on the environment. In a nutshell, the authors of the study concluded that the positive benefits of growing GM foods outweigh the negative.

In sharp contrast, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) nearly simultaneously released a statement calling for an immediate moratorium on genetically modified foods. AAEM argues that "GM foods pose a serious health risk."

To read the rest of the article, please go to my blog (click here), Czechs in America.

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How terrible and I am surprised the rest of the EU allowed it to happen since it will spread to their crops now. I hope your country finds a way to get rid of it as we are trying to do in America! It is a shame that some companies do not care for the impact of what they do and only look to make a profit.

thanks for posting this,

Maria

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