Today in the United States, by the simple acts of feeding ourselves, we are unwittingly participating in the largest experiment ever conducted on human beings. Each of us unknowingly ...
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Today in the United States, by the simple acts of feeding ourselves, we are unwittingly participating in the largest experiment ever conducted on human beings. Each of us unknowingly consumes genetically engineered food on a daily basis. The risks and effects to our health and the environment are largely unknown. Yet more and more studies are being conducted around the world, which only provide even more reason for concern. We are the oblivious guinea pigs for wide-scale experimentation of modern biotechnology. GMO OMG tells the story of a fathers discovery of GMOs in relationship to his 3 young children and the world around him. We still have time to heal the planet, feed the world, and live sustainably. But we have to start now!Written by
GMO - Organisms in which the genetic material DNA has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally. 2 basic types of GMOS: Pesticide producers and Herbicide Resisters. PP kills insects like Monsanto's BT Corn, a gene from a naturally occurring bacteria is inserted into the DNA of corn. The modified corn releases a toxin that kills insects. Herbicide Resisters are immune to weed killer, like round up ready. The herbicide is inserted into the plant DNA to make it resistant to round up. The...
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The concerning aspect of genetically modified organisms in food is examined in this surprisingly sweet documentary. Pesticides, herbicides and frankenfoods are unpleasant subjects, but this film softens the blow of bad news about what we eat by using the narrative thread of a father out to find answers about what's in the food he feeds his kids. It was news to me that countries as non-citizen-loving as Russia and China require labeling on GMO food products, while the US does not. With anti-Monsanto marches happening around the country, this film provides a good capsule of information about the GMO issue. The dry science is offset by a range of easy-on-the-eye locations such as Haiti, Norway and France.
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