Russian Authorities Reject Monsanto’s Genetically Modified Corn

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Russian authorities are joining a big movement to prevent Monsanto’s genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from taking over the food industry and destroying our health. Brave move and a big inspiration to everyone who want to have the freedom of choice.

GMOs are ignorant scientists ways of trying to create life by exploiting nature. In other words, their methods of creating life do not flow well with the laws of nature. Because of this, their GMOs can cause serious health problems, such as infertility, birth defects, immune disorders, growth and digestive problems, and premature aging.

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In a bold and encouraging move on Tuesday, Russian authorities suspended the import of Monsanto’s genetically-modified corn over cancer fears spurred by an alarming long-term animal feeding study performed by French researchers at the University of Caen and published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology this month.

According to Russia Today:

“The Russia’s consumer-rights regulator Rospotrebnadzor asked scientists at the country’s Institute of Nutrition to review the study. The watchdog has also contacted to European Commission’s Directorate General for Health & Consumers to explain the EU’s position on GM corn.”

The temporary suspension will immediately affect American imports of corn. The government of France has already embarked upon investigation as to the safety issues surrounding its use, and actions of this sort could soon be followed by other nations.

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