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The Sale Of GMO Apple Goes Ahead Despite Public Health Concern

Friday, March 17, 2017 8:50
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by Jessica Murray, True Activist

The apples will not be labeled so there is no way of telling if they are genetically modified or not.

GMO apples have hit the supermarket shelves in the United States, although their labels do not state what they truly are. The roll-out of these apples is said to be a trial run of the new “non-browning” Arctic apple, which has been developed by the Canadian company Okanagan Specialty Fruits, according to reports. The apples are only on sale in ten selected and unnamed stores across the American Midwest. Although the developer of the apples previously announced in a statement that they would be labelling and branding the apple, in fact they will not be labelled as GMO out of a fear that the apples will be “demonised” with a “big GM sticker”.

To find out about the GM status, that was created by the developer, OSF founder and president Neal Carter, consumers will have to use a scanner code on the package, which will then take them to a website. This means that if this is not done, there will be no other way of knowing if the apple is GM or not. The browning of apples that normally occurs is a natural chemical reaction which is caused by an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase. However, the Arctic apple has been modified to block the gene for oxidase. The apples will be sold in stores already sliced, which will demonstrate their lack of oxidation.

Despite the innovation of apples that don’t turn brown, GMOs have been linked to health problems such as infertility, immune system problems, accelerated aging, and changes in the gastrointestinal system amongst many others. According to The Institute for Responsible Technology, a consumer advocate group, FDA scientists have repeatedly warned that GM foods can produce ‘unpredictable and dangerous consequences’, with the creation of new proteins in GM foods triggering allergies and nutritional problems, alongside new diseases. The Arctic apple was approved by the US Department of Agriculture in February last year, after claiming that it was unlikely to pose a planet pest risk to other plants in the US, as well as stating that it would not have a significant impact on the human environment.

According to Carter, the Arctic apple is the “most tested and scrutinized…probably the safest apple in the world”. However, environmentalists and GM opponents, such as Tony Beck of the Society for GE Free BC, do not agree with Carter’s statement about the safety of the consumption of the GM apple. Beck highlights the concerns of scientists of “serious health and environmental concerns about GMO crops,” and also warns of the possibility of contamination from the GM apple, with new generations cross-pollinating with conventional apples. Although Carter dismisses these concerns as “pseudoscience” and “paranoia”, the vast majority of the public still remain concerned about the safety of generically modified food products. A poll that was commissioned by the British Columbia Fruit Grower’s Association showed that 69 percent of people opposed approval of the GM apple. Only time on the market will determine the success or failure of the new apple.

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  • Imho …..

    The MODIFICTION of seeds is UNLAWFUL unless approved by …ManKIND… the TRUE TITLE HOLDERS to SEED “BLUEPRINTS”.

    KING James Bible: The book of GENEsis

    [26] And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
    [27] So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
    [28] And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

    ******[29] And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.******

    * * * * * * *

    MONSANTO Family Were
    Jewish Slave Dealers And Owners

    * * * * * * *

    ManKIND v. SEEDLINES of Satan & SEEDLINEs of Cain……..EDOMITE Jews :idea:

    The Prime Creator GIFTED to ManKIND….NOT……the Satanic SEED/BLOOD Lines….NOT …EDOMITE “Jews”.

    MonSanto I believe is of the Satanic SEEDline.

    The Serpent Seedline:
    Edomite Jews and the Sons of Cain
    Edomite Jews are not real bloodline Jews.

    In Revelation 2:9 and 3:9 Yahweh says that there are those claiming to be Jews, but are not Jews, and are LIARS. They are the CHURCH of SATAN, the synagogue of Satan and are worshippers and followers of him.

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