It was an inspiring, motivating evening between the two scientists, Dr Vrain and Dr Chopra. Dr. Thierry Vrain emphasized that GMOs aren’t about feeding the world – they are about selling weed killer. Dr Vrain explains that the technology itself is terrifying and untested. It’s not just that we humans are splicing together DNA across species and genus, biological orders and kingdoms but that we don’t know what’s being disrupted in this very imprecise process. All peer-reviewed, long-term animal studies show cause for alarm and cause for an immediate moratorium on this failed technology.
Dr Shiv Chopra all but led us on a salt march. He is leading the charge in his 79th year, galvanizing the population. Dr Chopra spoke about the fundamental right of all citizens to have safe food. Because of Dr. Chopra, who stood up for the citizens of Canada, we don’t allow Monsanto’s bovine growth hormone in our milk. (The US wasn’t so lucky). Both Dr Chopra and Dr Vrain are people’s heroes for blowing the whistle.
Above are Dr. Chopra (a little man with a Big vision) along with Dr. Vrain and MP Joyce Murray. These scientists are undertaking a Cross-Canada tour, doing it on a donation basis because they are so alarmed about the effects of GMO technology on Human Health. Given that:
1 – GMOs have not been tested for safety by our governments, who have failed to employ the precautionary principle; and
2 – peer-reviewed, long-term animal studies show cause for alarm; and
3 – that an application to the FDA to spray 2,4 D (the active component of Agent Orange) is being processed since current pesticides are not strong enough to deal with superweeds and pests…
…it’s not an understatement to call this a public health crisis.
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