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Gmo Corn has pesticides growing in it...
and you consume it....

Profit > health

I cant wait to see the effects of all this non organic food 60 years from now
Iam sure cancer will be up by 500-1000%

Just like last decade

Stupid trolls
Good to see your irrational ranting has returned to the forums final. The stupid trolls and unsupported claims were a lovely touch as usual and contributes nothing to the conversation.

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At some point it seems we will need to make the a decision on GM foods - people starving or the US holding the world to ransom over food supplies. Wars have been caused over food shortages!
Whether we like it or not GM foods are the future of agricultural production. Given the rate of global population growth and the fact that production yields on the current generation of crops are only growing at about 1-2% a year food shortages are going to become more acute.

Also the US is not holding the world hostage on food supplies. Go to the FAO's website and check out their agricultural rankings by country. You'll find that the US is not the top producer in every category. It is a massive producer of food and exports a considerable portion of its annual crop, but if we really want to make an impact on global scarcity and future shortages a second Green Revolution is needed, specifically in developing nations where food insecurity is highest.
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This was on the History channel a few days ago. Modern Marvels: Rice

Yes... i watched a documentary on rice... History Channel FTW
I thought History Channel only talked about sharks and Nazis.
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I thought History Channel only talked about sharks and Nazis.
Discovery channel is the one that covers sharks
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lol i watched the show on the history channel too, was actually kind of interesting.
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Rofl... Shark Week now on the history channel...
I dont like the idea of GMO products unless you give them ample test time. Rice is sacred to us Asians you know lol. I dont want to be your guinea pig... once this interbreeds with current crops it mixes into the gene pool and everything turns modified...
    
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