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And, perhaps equally shocking, the FDA relied on data from the company that produces the FrankenSalmon to determine its safety for human consumption.† Does this make sense to anyone other than FDA staff?† Allowing the company that stands to profit from the GM salmon to provide the safety data is a conflict of interest and corrupt.

Still worse, any organizations selling the salmon, beets, corn, or alfalfa will not require the labeling of these genetically-modified foods.† While the USDA and FDA donít think we deserve the right to choose what we put into our bodies, I think we require this basic freedom.† And, a New York Times/CBS poll showed that 87% of people agree and want GM-foods labeled.

Bittman indicates that alfalfa cross-breeding is guaranteed and likely with corn as well. When that happens, it could spell huge losses to the organic dairy industry since many dairy cows eat dried alfalfa hay.† Alfalfa contamination means that the milk or meat of cows that eat it will no longer be organic.

As for the FrankenSalmon, AquaBounty, the creator of this so-called food, claims that it isnít possible for the GM-salmon to cross with wild salmon, but others donít agree.† And, their financial interests make it difficult to accept their word at face-value.† If FrankenSalmon is approved, the floodgates are open for new, experimental mutant foods.† Who knows the implications of this scary, but likely, scenario?† Only time will tell.

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3:58AM PDT on Mar 29, 2014

Thank you

3:00AM PST on Dec 29, 2012

Great article, thanks for sharing

1:56AM PST on Dec 29, 2012

Continued.

The link will be to a subscription service saying Fast download for xx.xx dollars per month, then to the right and much smaller it says for slow download(this is the free one) and no support or titles or blah, blah, click here. Click the slow download (it necessarily downloads slowly-5 minutes) and the book is yours-free.

I recommend this to anyone who is a beginner. Infact, the book is made for people who have tried and failed, or want to try for the first time and have success.

1:52AM PST on Dec 29, 2012

Oh boy. More bad news. I mean, I am going to really make a solid attempt to grow my own foods this spring, summer and fall. I said it before, I will say it again, I am reading a super neat book called "All New Square Foot Gardening" by Mel Bartholomew. You can grow enough food all spring, summer, and fall harvest for 1 adult in a 4X4 square. Really. I can't explain it as well as its describe, but it is very simple, no weeding either! I am still reading it, but it is an above ground 4X4 foot box 6inches deep. Note: for potatoes and carrots and other root vegetables, you need to make it 12 inches deep. Thats it. Then, this is really important, you partition off 16 1x1 foot lots within the box. There is a specific soil mixture and his research is based on how hot houses work(Its not a hot house). The entire plant in a hot house is fed by only 4inches of soil.

The only expenses are the building of the box, the soil mixture, seeds, and of course you need a spade since you will be planting all season(spring, summer, fall) long to get each season's crops.

I found the book for free on an ebook shareware site. I don't remember the name, but it was several pages into the searchpage for "The All New Square Foot Garden, free" that was my search. Immediately you will get paid subscription services, but keep going through the pages and look for an address with shareware..... in it. Then follow the link. The link will be to a subscription service, but reluctantly s

9:31PM PDT on Oct 31, 2011

~Ineresting article~Learned some new things~I wasn't aware that this was being done to fish!

6:27PM PDT on Apr 29, 2011

Is that what they call super food(s)?

6:43PM PDT on Apr 15, 2011

If you're as horrified as I am about this, sign my petition to insist on mandatory labeling of all GM foods

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/insist-on-labeling-of-all-genetically-engineered-foods/

1:36PM PDT on Apr 11, 2011

uh oh

1:26AM PDT on Apr 3, 2011

altered genetically to eat and grow faster.....
We DONT NEED this...there is enought food in this world for everyone....we just SHOULD stop paying to keep it in cilo etc...to keep the price high for big cie to make huge profit..
This is the same...cheaper food ....biger profit....more risk to our planet!!!!

6:13AM PDT on Mar 30, 2011

very weird

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