Russia is a bulwark against genetically modified food. As mentioned before, pig intestines must be imported to the USA because American pigs have thin intestinal walls because of GMO feed. Also, autism is associated with gut disorders; ergo the rise of autism could be more diagnosis, or it could be GMO food.
by Natalya Poltoratskaya
Russia is firm: no genetically modified organisms in food production, the head of Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture Nikolay Fyodorov stated at the All-Russian Meeting of Agrarians. GMO-foods controversies between scientists, ecologists and producers have a long history. Russia, which is now going organic, has faced these problems just recently.
The battle is being waged by two camps: while scientists lack arguments and evidence that GMO is harmful, huge and powerful production corporation have resources and political links. Scientists say they will need another couple of decades for a comprehensive research, but some threats are obvious already now, says Biology Professor and international expert on eco and food safety Dr. Irina Ermakova:
“These organisms are all dangerous because the very technology of their production is far from being perfect – it features pathogenic bacteria and viruses. When scientists tested the aftermath of GMO-produce on animals, they were horrified…
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