The Hidden Dangers Of Genetically Modified Foods


In this film, Jeffrey Smith, author of SeedsOf Deception, highlights the dangers of genetically engineered foods. The film shows that the scientific community, and even the regulatory authorities, have been aware of many dangers of genetic modification for years, and that they have been actively involved in hiding them for as many years.

On May 23, 2003, President Bush proposed an Initiative to End Hunger in Africa using genetically modified (GM) foods. He also blamed Europe’s “unfounded, unscientific fears” of these foods for thwarting recovery efforts. Bush was convinced that GM foods held the key to greater yields, expanded U.S. exports, and a better world. His rhetoric was not new. It had been passed down from president to president, and delivered to the American people through regular news reports and industry advertisements.

The message was part of a master plan that had been crafted by corporations determined to control the world’s food supply. This was made clear at a biotech industry conference in January 1999, where a representative from Arthur Anderson Consulting Group explained how his company had helped Monsanto create that plan. First, they asked Monsanto what their ideal future looked like in fifteen to twenty years. Monsanto executives described a world with 100 percent of all commercial seeds genetically modified and patented. Anderson Consulting then worked backwards from that goal, and developed the strategy and tactics to achieve it. They presented Monsanto with the steps and procedures needed to obtain a place of industry dominance in a world in which natural seeds were virtually extinct.

Integral to the plan was Monsanto’s influence in government, whose role was to promote the technology worldwide and to help get the foods into the marketplace quickly, before resistance could get in the way. A biotech consultant later said, “The hope of the industry is that over time, the market is so flooded that there’s nothing you can do about it. You just sort of surrender.”

The anticipated pace of conquest was revealed by a conference speaker from another biotech company. He showed graphs projecting the year-by-year decrease of natural seeds, estimating that in five years, about 95 percent of all seeds would be genetically modified.

Seeds Of Deception

Tragically, children are most at risk from the potential dangers of genetically engineered foods.

Jeffrey Smith

The biotech industry claims that genetically engineered foods are safe, but scientists and investigators around the world disagree. New evidence suggests that industry pressure and political collusion forced these foods onto the market, and their effects on health, particularly on kids, may be serious.

Narration: Hidden Dangers In Kid’s Meals

Among the dangers, highlighted by the film, is that genes have the potential to cross the species barrier, from foods to humans, triggering unintended genetic changes in people.

I am grateful to Good Health News TV for bringing this video to my attention.

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