The Effects of GMO on Hamsters

Great article about the awful consequences of feeding GM food to animals, and the implication for humans.

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GMO-Fed Hamsters Become Infertile, Have Stunted Growth

 

Lisa Garber
NaturalSociety
August 7, 2012

gmoorange5 235x147 GMO Fed Hamsters Become Infertile, Have Stunted GrowthYet another study has concluded that feeding animals GMOs results in higher rates of infant mortality and causes fertility problems. Russian biologist Alexey V. Surov and other researchers fed Campbell hamsters (which have fast reproduction rates) Monsanto GM soy for two years. It should be noted that hamsters do not evolutionarily eat soy—just as cows fed Monsanto corn are actually ruminants and would not naturally eat corn.

“Originally, everything went smoothly,” Surov told broadcasting service The Voice of Russia.  Surov and the researchers fed the same diet to three generations of the hamsters, and that’s when they noticed things going awry.

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2 thoughts on “The Effects of GMO on Hamsters”

    1. I think it is frightening that we may soon have no choice but to buy GMO foods as Monsanto has a monopoly on all the seed sold in USA. Some poor countries like India have been forced to buy it whether they like it or not. Here in Australia the CSIRO are trialling GM and a lot of organic farmers are worried as pollen can be spread by bees from genetically modified crops to organic crops, thus contaminating them and limiting our food choices.
      Your hamsters are gorgeous by the way!

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