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Industry Propaganda v Truth based facts! PostSun Nov 30, 2008 10:01 pm  Reply with quote  

I am posting this because of recent news reports and general propaganda about GM crops from the government and biotech sector. Not a surprise to see the BBC being a big part of this.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bbc
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Broadcasting_Union

See the article below this writing:
Biotech myth busting:

1)GM crops are not the same as natural bred crops or hybrid foods, they are not natural by any means possible, only can they exist when man splices an alien unrelated gene into the plant that is why it is called transgenic. For over ten years the industry has fooled (mostly Americans) uninformed foolish people that take (believe) what they are given rather than do some serious independent research for themselves! I have internal documents from the FDA dated 1980's on how they planned to market GM foods to the people, telling them that it is natural and that genetic engineering is done in nature and has been done by man for thousands of years! Which of course is all lies. It would be an insult to say only a mentally retarded person would believe this was true. Nature does not allow alien genes to be accepted! it naturally rejects them but in the lab wo/men in white coats splice alien genes into plants but for the plant to accept these alien genes they must infect the plant with them via means of a virus or bacteria. No independent safety tests are required for GM crops in any part of the world before they are commercialised - not even in the EU! Furthermore it is not true to say there has been no cases of illness caused in humans when no one has looked for this specifically or spent billions in funding to find true causes of new illnesses or increased disease. Nor is it in the interest of the establishment to do this. We do know that animals die much younger when fed GM feed and also often from disease caused by genetic engineering, this much has been admitted openly yet the industry still gets away with its propaganda.

2) GM crops require less pesticide use! Simply not true. All the while the industry promotes its carcinogenic Glyphosate herbicide and its GM crops that are resistant to it! Think how toxic those crops are after being sprayed so much! Only one EU country banned its use because of soil erosion and damage to the environment. It has been proven to be linked to causes of cancer in numerous studies. This industry again relies on your ignorance here when they say we no longer use as much pesticide when growing GM crops and that safe non carcinogenic herbicide is used, again a total outright lie!

Some years ago online there was a lot more material to be found on (biotech sector) all this, these days Google/CIA Syndicated networks filter this a lot more than they used to, and most likely pull down sites that have leaked documents for the downloading.
http://www.mindfully.org/Pesticide/Roundup-Glyphosate-Factsheet-Cox.htm
http://www.epa.gov/EPA-PEST/1999/April/Day-14/p9317.htm
http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/roundup.cfm
http://www.organicconsumers.org/monsanto/roundup080805.cfm

See the article below:


Gm crops increase pesticide use and fail to alleviate poverty
http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/press_releases/gm_crops_increase_pesticid_13022008.html

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=gm+crops+more+pesticide+use&spell=1

13 February 2008

Genetically Modified (GM) crops have led to a massive increase in pesticide use and have failed to increase yields or tackle world hunger and poverty, a new report by Friends of the Earth reveals today (Wednesday 13 February). [1] The report coincides with the annual release of biotech industry figures on GM crop cultivation around the world. [2]

Friends of the Earth International's GMO coordinator in Nigeria, Nnimmo Bassey said:

"GM crops have failed to deliver the long-promised benefits of the biotech industry. Instead, increased pesticide use caused by these crops threatens the environment and communities around the world."

"The biotech industry tells Africans that we need GM crops to tackle the food needs of our population. But the majority of GM crops are used to feed animals in rich countries, to produce damaging agrofuels, and don't even yield more than conventional crops."


Friends of the Earth's GM Campaigner, Clare Oxborrow said:

"It is now clearer than ever that Europe is right to take a precautionary approach to GM crops. They are not the solution to the urgent environmental and economic challenges facing farmers both in Europe and in developing countries. More and more evidence is showing that around the world green farming methods are providing real solutions whilst boosting local economies and creating jobs."

Friends of the Earth International's report "Who Benefits from GM crops?" 2008 finds that:

The adoption of GM crops has led to a significant increase in pesticide use

Government studies show a 15-fold increase in the use of the herbicide RoundUp (glyphosate) in the United States and an almost 80 per cent increase in Brazil [3]. This is resulting in increasing numbers of glyphosate-resistant weeds around the world, leading to higher production costs for farmers as well as concerns about the environmental impact [4].

The US also reports increasing use of more toxic pesticides, including one banned in Europe:

The increase in glyphosate is no longer displacing other herbicides in the US. From 2002 to 2006 the use of 2,4,D (a component of agent orange) on soybeans more than doubled

The use of atrazine (banned in the EU due to links to health problems) on maize increased by 12 per cent in the US from 2002 to 2005.

GM crops do not tackle hunger or poverty

The vast majority of GM crops commercialised so far are destined for animal feed for the meat and livestock markets in rich industrialised nations rather than for feeding the poor. GM crops, as part of the intensive farming model, contribute to small farmers losing their land and livelihoods and do not alleviate poverty. [5]

Industry often claims that genetically modified cotton (Bt cotton) has boosted overall cotton yields thus contributing to poverty alleviation for farmers. However, close examination of these claims shows that favourable weather conditions, a shift to irrigation and the introduction of improved seed that is not genetically modified explain the improved yield. Also, in several countries, farmers who paid a premium for Bt cotton seed ended up spending as much on chemical insecticides as farmers growing conventional cotton.

Overall, GM crops do not yield more than other crops

Even the US Department of Agriculture admits that no GM crop on the market has been modified to increase yields. The main factors influencing crop yield are weather, irrigation and fertilizers, soil quality and farmers' management skills [6].

GMOs continue to fail in Europe

Less than 2% of the total maize grown in the EU is genetically modified [7] and five EU countries have now banned Monsanto's maize because of growing evidence of its negative environmental impact. A review of biotechnology in the European Union in 2007 confirmed that the GM crop sector is not performing well. On the other hand, green farming methods such as organic farming are creating more jobs, boosting rural economies and are safer for the environment. [8]

A Question & Answer document focused on showing that GM crops do not help meet the Millennium Development Goals of halving hunger and poverty by 2015 is available at:

http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/briefings/who_benefits_questions.pdf

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

[1] The executive summary of the report is available at http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/briefings/who_benefits_summary.pdf

The full report is available online at:

http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/briefings/who_benefits.pdf

The executive summary of the report is available IN SPANISH online at:

http://www.foei.org/es/publications/pdfs/gmcrops2008execsummary.pdf/

The executive summary of the report is available IN FRENCH online at:

http://www.foei.org/fr/publications/pdfs/gmcrops2008execsummary.pdf/

[2] The new report launch coincides with the annual release of the "Global Status of Commercialized Biotech" report of the industry-sponsored International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) which promotes GM crops as beneficial for the environment and a key solution to hunger and poverty. The GM crops industry continues to misleadingly claim that GM crops reduce pesticide use and play a role in tackling poverty and hunger.

[3] Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that from 1994 to 2005 Monsanto's Roundup Ready crops have driven a more than 15-fold increase in the use of glyphosate. In 2006 alone, glyphosate use on soybeans jumped 28 per cent from 2005 to reach almost 100 million pounds (approx 44 million kg).

Last year, a study by a Brazilian governmental agency found that the use of glyphosate increased 79,6 per cent from 2000 to 2005, much faster than the expansion in area planted to RR soya.

[4] Worldwide 58 reports of glyphosate-resistant weeds have been identified, infesting an estimated 3,251 sites covering 1 million hectares. Experts agree this is caused by continuous planting of RR crops and over-reliance on glyphosate. In Argentina in 2007 a glyphosate-resistant weed called Johnson Grass had infested over 120,000 ha. It is estimated that 25 million litres of herbicides other than glyphosate will be needed to tackle this weed, increasing production costs of between $160 to 950 million per year.

[5] In South Africa, since the adoption of Bt cotton, the number of small cotton farmers have plummeted from 3229 in 2001/02 to just 853 in 2006/07.

In India, GM cotton is failing to address problems like increased costs of seeds and inputs leading to spiralling farmer debts and 942 documented farmer suicides in 2007 alone (to October).

Numerous conflicts between big landowners and local communities have been reported, including the shooting of a peasant farmer in Brazil by militia linked with Syngenta In Paraguay, soya expansion is associated with increasing rural poverty. 90% of soya grown is GM and up to 40% of people in rural areas living below the poverty line.

[6] Monstanto's Roundup Ready Soybeans - the most widely planted GM crop in the world - do not produce higher yields than conventional soya. In fact many studies have found on average 5-10% per cent lower yields than highly similar conventional varieties.

Insect resistant Bt cotton does not have higher yields than conventional cotton:

- In the U.S., Argentina, Colombia, and Australia overall cotton yields have remained constant.

- In India and China, the yield increase is mainly due to weather conditions and production factors not related to GM technology. For example in China, the province with the highest cotton production and the highest average yield (Xinjiang), grows mostly conventional cotton, not GM Bt varieties.

[7] Only one GM crop is grown in the European Union, Monsanto's Bt maize (MON810) that is genetically modified to produce a "built-in" insecticide. The biotech industry announced a 77% increase in the surface area of GM crops being grown in the EU in 2007 which brings the overall surface area from less than 1% to just under 2%. The country showing the biggest increase, France, has just announced a ban on the maize for health and environmental reasons.

[8] Evidence from academic and governmental sources compiled by Friends of the Earth Europe: http://www.foeeurope.org/publications/2007/FoEE_biotech_MTR_midlifecrisis_March07.pdf


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http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/press_releases/gm_crops_increase_pesticid_13022008.html
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PostSun Nov 30, 2008 10:14 pm  Reply with quote  

No this is not new news but it does go ignored by the mainstream media, government and biotech industry, to their convenience.


quote:
Eight years of planting genetically modified maize, cotton and soya beans in the US has significantly increased the amount of herbicides and pesticides used, according to a US report which could influence the British government over whether to let GM crops be grown.
The most comprehensive study yet made of chemical use on genetically modified crops draws on US government data collected since commercialisation of the crops began.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2004/jan/08/usa.research


http://www.i-sis.org.uk/GMCIPU.php

http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=gm+crops+more+pesticide+use&spell=1

http://www.naturalchoices.co.uk/Genetically-Modified-Report-2008?id_mot=7

http://www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/real_food/news/2008_february_who_benefits.html

But hey, the media ignores this and relies on your ignorance too!

Instead they employ their own funded studies that are false and not independent by any means.

I have been researching this for over a decade now and won't stop, nor will my resistance to the industry and governments that promote any of it.

Some genuine authentic Nazi propaganda:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7745726.stm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00fsxq6/Horizon_Jimmys_GM_Food_Fight/

Not the only one to say he is a sell out! BBC and Jimmy are owned!
http://primetime.unrealitytv.co.uk/horizon-%E2%80%93-jimmys-gm-food-fight/
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