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GMO Foods

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http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/what-are-gmos-how-many-us-foods-contain-them-infographic.html
The Health Affects GMO's Have on Humans and the Environment
What Are GMO's?
What GMO's Cause
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• Effects GMO's have in humans...
- Cancer
- Tumors
- Birth defects and miscarriages
- Organ Damage
- Allergies
- Irritable Bowels
- Digestion Problems



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QUIZ QUESTIONS
1- What 4 elements are part of Aristotle's theory?
2- Draw the visual of Aristotle's
theory
3- What did Democritus believe the atoms were floating in?
4- What was Leucippus's example
of the atom and was he correct?
EXTRA CREDIT!
Which star Celtics player was recently traded to the Miami heat?
http://www.bloggingforautism.com/2011/01/26/gmos-a-possible-link-to-autism/
By: Maddie Matsumoto
& Bobby Phelps
- GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organisms
- GMO's alter the fruits and vegetables we eat
- They were created to feed more people
- Some GM plants are also pesticide resistant and don't
spoil as fast
http://www.naturalnews.com/037249_gmo_study_cancer_tumors_organ_damage.html
http://www.naturalnews.com/037249_gmo_study_cancer_tumors_organ_damage.html
http://docakilah.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/twenty-genetically-modified-foods-coming-to-your-plate/
http://boom-grow.com/?page_id=75
http://clayzmama.com/category/animals/
The Affects of Bt-Toxins...
- Something in GMO's
- cause cancerous tumors, liver damage, and digestion problems.
-In a study rats were given a 33% GM corn diet. At the end of the trial, all the rats had tumors the size of ping pong balls, digestion problems, and liver damage.
- Bt-toxins can damage red blood cells
- Cause insects to die
- Can cause autism
So what are Bt - toxins?

Bt - Toxins
- Part of a bacteria family that causes
food poisoning in humans
- Injected into corn and other organisms
we eat to help their growth
- Commonly used as a pesticide alternative
- Usually injected into corn and cotton
- Usually found in soil

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Effect GMO's have on the Environment
- Increased herbicide and pesticide use
- Super weeds and Bugs
- Kill insects such as bees and butterflies
- Cross pollination which could result in changing the DNA of a native plant
- Can harm the soil because the Bt-toxins in the root of the plant can get into the soil


Bibliography
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GMO_Myths_and_Truths/GMO_M.
yths_and_Truths_1.3b.pdf>Green America: Economic Action for a Just Planet." Green America: Economic Action for a Just Planet. Green America, 23 Feb. 2003. Web. 07 July 2013. <http://action.greenamerica.org/p/salsa/web/common/public/signup?signup_page_KEY=7626>

Green, Kaylin. "PolicyMic." PolicyMic. Policymic, 12 Apr. 2012. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://www.policymic.com/mobile/articles/15889/frencgmo-research-finds-monsanto-corn-dauses-cancer-america-should-pay-attention>.

Collins, Danica. "Fact or Myth: Do Genetically Modified Foods Cause Cancer, Lung Damage & Birth Defects?" Underground Health Reporter. UNDERGROUND HEALTH REPORTER, 17 Nov. 2011. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://undergroundhealthreporter.com/genetically-modified-foods>.



Insects
-pollen from GM corn blew over to fields where caterpillars feed
- pollen carried Bt-Toxins
- Bt toxins cause the caterpillers to die
.

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Green, Kaylin. "PolicyMic." PolicyMic. Policymic, 12 Apr. 2012. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://www.policymic.com/mobile/articles/15889/frencgmo-research-finds-monsanto-corn-dauses-cancer-america-should-pay-attention>.

Dill, John. "The Dangers of GMOs: Know the Environmental Hazards." NaturalNews. Natural News, 28 Sept. 2010. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://www.naturalnews.com/029869_GMOs_dangers.html>.

Schiffman, Richard. "The Great Debate." The Great Debate RSS. REUTERS, 09 Apr. 2012. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/04/09/mystery-of-the-disappearing-bees-solved/>.

"Genetically Modified Organisms in Aquatic Environments - Advantages and Disadvantages of GMOs." Genetically Modified Organisms in Aquatic Environments - Advantages and Disadvantages of GMOs. Genetically Modified Organism, 23 June 2007. Web. 11 July 2013. <http://gmoeffects.wikispaces.com/Advantages and Disadvantages of GMOs>.
http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/04/09/mystery-of-the-disappearing-bees-solved/
http://otterx.wordpress.com/2012/08/04/top-10-reasons-to-avoid-gmo-foods/
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/bugs/monarch-butterfly/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacillus_thuringiensis
- studies done on rats
- caused damage to there internal environment
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http://nhne-pulse.org/new-study-finds-gm-corn-roundup-causes-cancer-in-rats/
http://www.naturalnews.com/037249_gmo_study_cancer_tumors_organ_damage.html
http://gmoeffects.wikispaces.com/Advantages+and+Disadvantages+of+GMOs
http://gmoeffects.wikispaces.com/Advantages+and+Disadvantages+of+GMOs
-pesticides cause Honey Bee's to fly away
-neonics is the main chemical that affects the Bee's
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