September 19, 2012
the release of a peer-reviewed piece of research linking the
consumption of Monsanto’s Roundup-containing GMO crops to tumors and organ damage, the French government is now calling for
a health agency investigation. Seeking to analyze the research and
potentially ask European authorities to protect human health and abandon
the use of GMO crops, France’s Agriculture Minister and others are now
sounding the alarm.
The study was the first to ever examine the true effects of lifelong GMO consumption in rats, and was dubbed ”the
most thorough research ever published into the health effects of GM
food crops and the herbicide Roundup on rats.” Finding an onset of mass
tumors and damage to the kidneys and liver, the study has serious
implications as to what large-scale GMO consumption is doing to humans.
Since a serious lack of serious information has surfaced on the
long-term effects of GMO consumption, human consumption of GMOs itself
is really a mad scientist experiment on a global scale.
It appears French officials understand the severity of the findings,
with Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll and others now asking
the National Agency for Health Safety to investigate further. Both Le
Foll and Social Affairs Minister Marisol Touraine described the decision
in a joint statement: