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Welcome Ms.HoneyCutt of Mom's March Across America Against GMOs here to defend the article that refers to a soil report ad from ProfitPro

Posted by on Apr. 17, 2013 at 1:56 PM
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A leaked study examining genetically-modified corn reveals that the lab-made alternative to organic crops contains a startling level of toxic chemicals.

An anti-GMO website has posted the results of an education-based consulting company’s comparison of corn types, and the results reveal that genetically modified foods may be more hazardous than once thought.

The study, the 2012 Corn Comparison Report by Profit Pro, was published recently on the website for Moms Across America March to Label GMOs, a group that says they wish to “raise awareness and support Moms with solutions to eat GMO Free as we demand GMO labeling locally and nationally simultaneously.” They are plotting nationwide protests scheduled for later this year.

The report, writes the website’s Zen Honeycutt, was provided by a representative for De Dell Seed Company, an Ontario-based farm that’s touted as being Canadian only non-GMO corn seed company.

“The claims that ‘There is no difference between GMO corn and NON Gmo corn’ are false,” says Honeycutt, who adds she was “floored” after reading the study.

According to the analysis, GMO corn tested by Profit Pro contains a number of elements absent from traditional cord, including chlorides, formaldehyde and glyphosate. While those elements don’t appear naturally in corn, they were present in GMO samples to the tune of 60 ppm, 200pm and 13 ppm, respectively.

Honecutt says that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (FDA) mandates that the level of glyphosate in American drinking water not exceed 0.7 ppm and adds that organ damage in some animals has been linked to glyphosate exposure exceeding 0.1 ppm.

“Glyphosate is a strong organic phosphate chelator that immobilizes positively charged minerals such as manganese, cobalt, iron, zinc [and] copper,” Dr. Don Huber attested during a separate GMO study recently released, adding that those elements “are essential for normal physiological functions in soils, plants and animals.”

“Glyphosate draws out the vital nutrients of living things and GMO corn is covered with it,” adds Honeycutt, who notes that the nutritional benefits rampant in natural corn are almost entirely removed from lab-made seeds: in the samples used during the study, non-GMO corn is alleged to have 437-times the amount of calcium in genetically modified versions, and 56- and 7-times the level of magnesium and manganese, respectively.

These studies come on the heels of a recent decision on Capitol Hill to approve an annual agriculture appropriations bill, even though a provision within the act contained a rider that frees GMO corporations such as the multi-billion-dollar Monsanto Company from liability. The so-called “Monsanto Protection Act,” written by a lawmaker that has lobbied for the agra-giant, says biotech companies won’t need federal approval to test and plant GMO-crops, even if health risks are unknown.

“The provision would strip federal courts of the authority to halt the sale and planting of an illegal, potentially hazardous GE crop while the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) assesses those potential hazards,” reads a letter to the House of Representatives that was delivered to Congress last month with the signatures of dozens of food businesses and retailers, as well as interest groups and agencies representing family farmers. “Further, it would compel USDA to allow continued planting of that same crop upon request, even if in the course of its assessment the Department finds that it poses previously unrecognized risks.”

The cure for anything is saltwater.

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coronado25
by Silver Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 1:57 PM

http://pdf.profitproag.com/Database/Informational%20Material_Manure1.pdf

Here is the link to Profit Pro's "study"...which contrasts with the above article.

coronado25
by Silver Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 4:53 PM

In my original post, I reposted an article that originally was titled to paraphrase - gmo corn found to be toxic.  This article references that Mom's March Across America Against GMOs website revealed a "leaked" study.

This article says the "leaked" study came from Proft Pro.

Did none of you look this up?

Profit Pro sells fertilizer....all kinds.  And when you look up their 2012 Corn comparison report...the link is above....you will see that every single reference the article says they took from the Mom's March website, does not at all coincide with the Profit Pro report that Mom's March says they got their information from.

And, also, Profit Pro does not provide any methods or procedures or any kind of documentation on their stats anyways...  This is the kind of stuff that should never pass as good information for consumers.

kailu1835
by Ruby Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 6:21 PM
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 I guess I don't understand.  The title of the article led me to believe that the group posted false information?  But I don't see anything to back that up, just information that was posted about the study, without any rebuttals.

GLWerth
by Gina on Apr. 17, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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So, someone has said that they don't want to eat your beloved GMO foods and you must spring into action by....well, posting on a message board, but I'm sure you're well paid to do so. 

Again, if these foods are so safe, then label them; let consumers and the free market decide of GMO is a road we want to go down as a society.

Raintree
by Ruby Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 6:32 PM
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How about you finish up your last debate and stop hiding from it?

Raintree
by Ruby Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 6:33 PM
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Quoting GLWerth:

So, someone has said that they don't want to eat your beloved GMO foods and you must spring into action by....well, posting on a message board, but I'm sure you're well paid to do so. 

Again, if these foods are so safe, then label them; let consumers and the free market decide of GMO is a road we want to go down as a society.

And while we're at it- stop taking subsidy money for them!

coronado25
by Silver Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 6:56 PM
I have no connection with any food ag and never have and am not collecting money from anyone but customers at the bar where I work. Also, I dont debate. Debate is tit for tat. This is a discussion forum for hot topics. If you want a private club for anti gmo, this is not it.
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krysstizzle
by on Apr. 17, 2013 at 7:13 PM
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Oh, we all know you don't debate. You don't even discuss. You say the same tires thing over and over and over and completely ignore every single legitimate point brought up.

But go on with your sad self.


Quoting coronado25:

I have no connection with any food ag and never have and am not collecting money from anyone but customers at the bar where I work. Also, I dont debate. Debate is tit for tat. This is a discussion forum for hot topics. If you want a private club for anti gmo, this is not it.
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coronado25
by Silver Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 7:35 PM
I dont mind the intended insults. It is a surreal experience, this coversation of anti gmo people and me...akin to being pro choice in an anti abortion chat and being called a pro abortionist. Label things all you want. I find the idea of labeling things that have been genetically modified unnecessary for me, as I see everything that lives and grows and respirates, as organic, no matter how or where its genes came to be. But go on and call me "baby killer" all you like...Cant believe everyone just believes anti gmo media but is skeptical of all things gmo.


Quoting krysstizzle:

Oh, we all know you don't debate. You don't even discuss. You say the same tires thing over and over and over and completely ignore every single legitimate point brought up.



But go on with your sad self.




Quoting coronado25:

I have no connection with any food ag and never have and am not collecting money from anyone but customers at the bar where I work. Also, I dont debate. Debate is tit for tat. This is a discussion forum for hot topics. If you want a private club for anti gmo, this is not it.

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Farmlady09
by Silver Member on Apr. 17, 2013 at 8:20 PM

It seems to me that the crud monsanto is selling is not capable of measuring up to heirloom varieties ~ since monsanto is determined to not only eliminate most heirlooms, but also is diligently working at gaining a patent on things it NEVER created, only adulterated with crud.

Aside from that, I see nothing here that remotely backs up the claim of the thread title, just a lot of mumbo jumbo that those with a vested interest in profit hope the masses will buy.

Snake oil is snake oil, but some of it is more dangerous. The crud monsanto keeps trying to shove down our throats is quite likely the most dangerous of all ... and they are hoping that enough people are sick or dead after consuming their products that they can go live somewhere else and enjoy retirement long after there is no one buying what they sell.

I just finished raking out the bunny barn. In bare feet. Your precious monsanto can suck my big toe and tell me what it tastes like, but I'm still not eating their crud. Ever.

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