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GMO Research Links

March 7, 2011

David Suzuki on applying precautionary principle to GMO crops: http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/food-for-life/356

Jeffery M Smith on the dangers of GE: http://www.seedsofdeception.com/Public/Home/index.cfm

Extract from The Biotech Century: http://www.businessweek.com/chapter/rifkin.htm

Australia’s Gene Ethics organisation: http://www.geneethics.org/campaigns

Australia’s Network of Concerner Farmers: http://www.non-gm-farmers.com/

University of Kansas – Crop yields from GM soy 10% less than conventional equivalent: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/green-living/exposed-the-great-gm-crops-myth-812179.html

Greenpeace Australia’s genetic engineering campaign: http://www.greenpeace.org/australia/

Mae-Wan Ho, Angela Ryan and Joe Cummins, Cauliflower mosaic viral promoter – a recipe for disaster?: http://www.i-sis.org.uk/pdf/CaMV_promoter_recipe_for_disaster.pdf

Jonathan Latham and Ricarda Steinbrecher on horizontal gene transfer of viral inserts from GM plants to viruses: http://www.econexus.info/publication/gm-gene-flow-b

Can transgenic DNA in a genetically modified (GM) crop be transferred to the people or animals that eat the crop? http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v22/n2/full/nbt0204-170.html

Rosemary Stanton- a nutritionist’s view of GMO’s: See section on Agribusiness: http://www.docstoc.com/docs/28987183/4C-WHOS-DRIVING-THE-FOOD-SUPPLY-Rosemary-Stanton-Do-we-choose

Canadian farmer’s canola contaminated by neighbouring GM canola – the legal battle of Percy Schmeiser: http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/genetics_modification/percyschmeiser.html

WA farmer Steve Marsh loses his organic accreditation through contamination with GMO’s: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/12/24/3101366.htm

The Guardian on dismissal of geneticist Dr Arpad Pusztai: http://www.guardian..uk/environment/1999/feb/12/food.gm

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