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Genetically Modified Foods May Cause Sterility in Future Generations

Posted By Brit Liggett On June 1, 2010 @ 12:00 pm In Design,Design for Health | No Comments

genetically modified foods, long term sterility, food safety, fertility issues, gmo [1]

These days most of what is on grocery store shelves has been engineered to taste and look a certain way. Countless researchers are currently at work trying to figure out what effects these modified “foods” could have on our bodies — they’ve already found that genetically modified foods (GMO’s) can affect [2] birth weight and infant mortality. Now, scientists in Russia recently discovered one horrifying consequence — GMO’s might cause “long term sterility” [3] — that is sterility in 2nd or 3rd generations of offspring. This epigenetic [4] discovery was made by the Russian equivalent to our US National Association for Gene Security and has not been officially published yet. Check out an in depth video about the study after the jump!


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/2010/06/01/genetically-modified-foods-may-cause-future-generations-sterility/gmo-long-term-sterility/

[2] genetically modified foods (GMO’s) can affect: http://www.responsibletechnology.org/GMFree/GMODangers/HigherRisksforChildren/index.cfm

[3] “long term sterility”: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/05/22/jeffrey-smith-interview-april-24.aspx

[4] epigenetic: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epigenetics

[5] READ MORE >: http://www.inhabitots.com/2010/06/01/genetically-modified-food-may-cause-long-term-sterility/

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