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Response: 8 Shocking reasons GMO's are bad for you

An anti-GMO article was posted on IFLS; Let's respond.

The 8 shocking reasons are false. Let me show you.

Response: [8 Shocking reasons GMO's are bad for you]. 1. Health consequences are largely unknown. [health consequence of gmo] on scholar.google gives a great many results. This article seems rather nice: http://rameznaam.com/2013/04/28/the-evidence-on-gmo-safety/

2. GMOs are unlabeled in America. And the european union has banned gmos! That's good to know, as I live there and didn't know that. Indeed, the EU doesn't  know it either; http://ec.europa.eu/food/food/biotechnology/index_en.htm .

On a sidenote, they aren't labelled in our shops either.

3. Genetic modification reduces genetic diversity.
That's not even true; we introduce a variation artificially, but they still vary. Indeed, the aim of GMO's is often to increase the robustness of the crop to many kinds of things, including those noted in this reason. I'm not sure how this is supposed t…

Response to [...] measles vaccine: fourteen things to consider.

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I haven't checked for a while, so I was rather surprised when I looked at the views - almost 1400 now.

I wanted to thank everyone reading and sharing these posts - they're written with the goal to look at things, to elaborate and illuminate; contributors to that should be thanked. And really, don't be shy to point out mistakes in this - I am not an expert in these topics, nor am I an accomplished writer.


Response to [...] measles vaccine: fourteen things to consider. So, holiday season. I have a lot of time on my hands and there's another one of these vaccine posts.
Time to look at one:
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Measles and measles vaccines: fourteen things to consider. ~by Roman Bystrianyk (co-author Dissolving Illusions: Disease, Vaccines, and the Forgotten History) [vaccinecouncil.org, http://goo.gl/RTFi5E]
 The measles. Let us consider what we know about it. To be honest, I really don't know much about it - so let's turn to wikipedia:

Four day feversCoughsHead coldRed eyesRashesComp…