Written by Christina Sarich, Natural Society, July 19, 2014
Has the biotech industry successfully scared another government silly, so much so that they are unwilling to carry out true scientific research on the long-term damage that GMOs could cause animals, people, and the environment? With the latest formal withdrawal of the CRIIGEN organization from a previously planned long-term GMO risk study, it seems so.
The ‘independent’ scientific research organization CRIIGEN was to follow up on the controversial GM maize study which looked at the herbicide RoundUp’s toxic effects on rats led by Prof Gilles-Eric Séralini. This was a short term study which pointed to some hideous outcomes, and the scientific community was divided on its efficacy in measuring the true effects of GMOs. In order to solidify its findings that GMOs cause tumors in rats, a longer term study was to be conducted.
The French government Risk’OGM project
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