OCCUPY THE GMO CANDIDATE!
10/17 8am at the Obama campaign office 2278 Market St., SF
- Obama promised to label GMO food during his 2008 campaign, but didn’t.
- Obama appointed a former Monsanto LOBBYIST to be the FDA’s ‘food czar’. A LOBBYIST is deciding what’s safe for your kids to eat.
- Obama appointed a former Monsanto exec to head the USDA.
- Diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks prove Obama’s choice for Secretary of State uses her position to push Monsanto on other countries.
- Obama’s choice for Attorney General refuses to investigate Monsanto for violating anti-trust laws.
Herbicide and Pesticide Use Damage Humans, Environment: http://www.nationofchange.org/new-study-confirms-gmo-crops-causing-more-pesticide-use-superweeds-1349529031
Glyphosate causes moderate to severe liver damage in fish and aquatic life, since herbicide runoff can reach both groundwater and seawater: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22743578
Indian Farmer Suicides: One every 30 minutes: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/indian-farmer-suicides-one-every-30-minutes.html
Exogenous plant MIR168a specifically targets mammalian LDLRAP1: evidence of cross-kingdom regulation by microRNA (You literally ARE what you eat!): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21931358
Widely Used Herbicide Commonly Found in Rain and Streams in the Mississippi River Basin: http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=2909#.UHL8vWfEx1s
Patenting Staple Foods (Bremer’s Order 81) Is Ruinous to Iraq’s Agriculture: https://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/06/24
“There is more than a casual association between GM foods and adverse health effects.” – American Academy of Environmental Medicine http://aaemonline.org/gmopost.html
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