We were just shocked when we found this news item last week -- so we published it in our site. Please read it and check out the 5 min video.
We are thinking about making a section on schools for our EcoKids/parents; so if you have any ideas, let me know how you would get students and parents together to make your schools aware of this horror.
Seeds of Deception
“…there is a current threat that the USDA and other agencies have continued to disregard: The virus-resistant crops already on the market may be increasing the susceptibility of consumers to viral infections and, ironically, even putting the crops at greater risk. According to virologist Jonathan Latham of the Bioscience Resource Project , “None of the important questions about the safety of viral transgenes have been answered. We still have no idea whether they will cause the evolution of new viruses by recombination or what will be the effect of putting viral proteins into plants.”
S E E D S O F D E C E P T I O N October 01, 2006 12:53 PM
Debra, this is an awful evidence. This is the reason why children today have ADD and ADHD and we wonder why our kids are not as healthy as we are, thought ofcourse our health is also not as good as our parents.
Disease-resistant genetically engineered crops may make humans (and plants) more vulnerable to viruses