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    Dr Niels Holst: GM Maize Damages Protected Peacock Butterfly Larvae

Dr Niels Holst: GM Maize Damages Protected Peacock Butterfly Larvae

This is an important new study that concludes that the planting of Bt maize in some areas of Europe would cause increased mortality in the larvae of the protected peacock butterfly. (more…)

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    CRIIGEN: GM Maize and Roundup can Cause Tumours, Multiple Organ Damage and Premature Death

CRIIGEN: GM Maize and Roundup can Cause Tumours, Multiple Organ Damage and Premature Death

In a study published in “Food and Chemical Toxicology”  researchers led by Gilles-Eric Seralini from CRIIGEN have found that rats fed on a diet containing NK603 Roundup tolerant GM maize or given water containing Roundup, at levels permitted in
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US Institute of Ecoystems: Bt Corn is Toxic to Water Ecosystems

This US Institute of Ecosystem Studies communicated paper shows that Bt corn byproducts, such as pollen and detritus, enters headwater streams and are subject to storage, consumption, and transport to downstream water bodies. Laboratory feeding trials showed that consumption of Bt
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    Bavarian Agriculture Institute: Bt Maize Harms Swallowtail Butterflies

Bavarian Agriculture Institute: Bt Maize Harms Swallowtail Butterflies

In this European study uptake of Bt maize pollen by European common swallowtail butterflies led to a reduced plant consumption, to a lower body weight, and to a longer development time of larvae. Effects on pupal weight and duration of the
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Dr Massimo Trabalza-Marinucci : Digestive System Disturbance in Sheep from GM Maize

This Università degli Studi di Perugia study in Italy showed disturbances in the functioning of the digestive system of ewes and in the liver and pancreas of their lambs after feeding them GM Maize. (more…)

CRIIGEN: GM Maize Causes Hepatorenal Toxicity in Rats

Chemistry measurements in this French CRIIGEN study on rats revealed signs of hepatorenal toxicity, marked also by differential sensitivities in males and females. (more…)

Dr Aysun Kılıc: Rats Fed GM Maize Suffer Liver, Kidney Damage

In this Turkish study from Hacettepe University the Rats fed GM insecticide-producing maize over three generations suffered damage to liver and kidneys and showed alterations in blood biochemistry. (more…)

Dr Antonella Agodi: GM DNA Found in Milk on Italian Market

University of Catania results from the screening of 60 samples of 12 different milk brands in Italy demonstrated the presence of GM maize sequences in 15 (25%) and of GM soybean sequences in 7 samples (11.7%). (more…)

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    Italian Government Institute: GM Maize Effects Gut and Peripheral Immune Response

Italian Government Institute: GM Maize Effects Gut and Peripheral Immune Response

This Italian National Research Institute for Food and Nutrition study evaluated the gut and peripheral immune response to genetically modified (GM) maize in mice in vulnerable conditions. Weaning and old mice were fed a diet containing MON810 or its parental
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Gilles-Eric Seralini: BT Toxins are Toxic to Human Cells

Insecticidal Bt toxins such as those produced in genetically engineered plants can be detrimental to human cells. This is a result of recent research led by researchers at the University of Caen (France). Their experiments showed that toxins produced
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