GM Alarm Bells

July 30, 2012

In the September-October 2012 issue of Organic Gardener, SIMON WEBSTER presents the latest research backing many of the predicted risks of genetically modified crops and food.

Full references to the research papers referred to can be found in this "Extra Content" article.

References:

  1. Séralini GE, Cellier D, de Vendomois JS. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17356802
  2. de Vendômois JS, Roullier F, Cellier D, Séralini GE. A Comparison of the Effects of Three GM Corn Varieties on Mammalian Health. Int J Biol Sci 2009; 5(7):706-726. Available from http://www.biolsci.org/v05p0706.htm
  3. Benachour, N., Siphatur, H., Moslemi, S., Gasnier, C., Travert, C., Séralini, G. E. (2007) Time- and dose-dependent effects of Roundup on human embryonic and placental cells, Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 53:126-33.
  4. Mesnage, R., Clair, E., Gress, S., Then, C., Székács, A., Séralini, G. E. (2011) A glyphosate-based herbicide induces necrosis and apoptosis in mature rat testicular cells in vitro, and testosterone decrease at lower level. Toxicol. in Vitro (accepted)
  5. Mesnage, R., Clair, E., Gress, S., Then, C., Székács, A., Séralini, G. E. (2011) Cytotoxicity on human cells of Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac insectidal toxins alone or with a glyphosate-based herbicide. J. of Appl. Toxicol.

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