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The term GM foods or GMO is most commonly used to refer to crop plants created for human or animal consumption using the latest molecular biology techniques. Nowadays most people are habituated to eat genetically modified foods. But many of us do not know whether these foods are safe or dangerous for our health. We should try to know something about these types of foods.

Nearly a million children die every year because they are weakened by vitamin A deficiencies, and an additional 350,000 go blind. Golden rice, will be a godsend for the half of humanity that depends on rice for its major staple. Merely eating this rice could prevent blindness and death.This case can be illustrated in India where million of children suffering from poverty have been saved with the introduction of golden rice in India.

However,GM food is dangerous and detrimental to our health. Monsanto, the main instigator of the corporate GM food movement would have you believe otherwise. They only want us to believe that GM food is the answer to feed the burgeoning world population. But these facts revealed to be false. Here are just a few startling facts about the dangers of GM food.For instance,when animals were fed GM corn and soy for 30-90 days they suffered liver and kidney disruption.

Furthermore, Rodents fed GM soy became sterile. Within two generations their rate of infant mortality grew up to 500%. By the third generation they were completely sterile. For many years in an Indian village buffalo grazed on harvested cotton plants without incident. Then GM cotton seeds were planted. Within days of grazing on GM cotton all 13 Buffalo were dead.After a deep deduction, this shows that GM food can be a curse to humanity and not a blessing of God.

The claims that GM crops will end hunger by increasing agricultural yields are as yet unproven, untested, and perpetuate the myth that…...

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