Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH): a genetically modified hormone injected into dairy cows to produce more milk, despite the fact that more milk was needed. The cows suffer excruciating pain due to swollen udders and mastitis. The pus from the infection enters the milk supply requiring more antibiotics to be given to the cows. BST milk may also cause breast cancer, colon cancer and prostate cancer in humans.
RoundUp: the worlds most commonly used herbicide and weed killer has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, in a study by eminent oncologists Dr. Lennart Hardell and Dr. Mikael Eriksson of Sweden. Used on genetically modified crops resistant to RoundUps active ingredient glyphosate, environmentalists and health professionals are concerned that far from reducing herbicide use, glyphosate resistant crops may result in increased residues in food to which consumers will be exposed.
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