Results stemming from the French research published in the magazine Food and Chemical Toxicology in September, 2012 have been very disturbing, claiming that genetically modified corn may cause tumours and shorten lifespan. A two-year study on rats has proven that lethality among animals fed by GMO was twice higher and the danger of kidney and liver diseases up to five times. This research is significant since it lasted longer than any other previous study, for example, a three-month study claiming that GMO foods do no harm to our health.
While, on one hand, we all have to fight for general ban on GMO, as aware and well-informed individuals, and on the other, we have to take care of our personal selves individually .
While we are waiting for the ban on GMO in Serbia to be adopted, we should be careful about the list of brands that may contain some GMOs. Study it carefully and think twice next time when you go shopping. Unfortunately, you will find some of your favourite brands here and the list is a shocking one, keeping in mind that these are all very popular products. GMO ingredients do not have to be listed on labels. When it comes to domestic products, this survey has yet to come.