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  1. Commoner, Barry. “Unraveling the DNA Myth: The spurious foundation of genetic engineering,” Harper’s, February 2002.
  2. U.S. FDA, “Statement of Policy: Foods Derived from New Plant Varieties,” Federal Register 57, no.104 (May 29, 1992):22991
  3. Nestle, Marion. “Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology , and Bioterroris,.” Berkley: University of California Press, 2003:173
  4. Smith, Jeffery, M. “Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods.” Fairfield, IA.: Yes! Books, 2007.
  5. Nottingham, Stephen. “Genescapes: The Ecology of Genetic Engineering,” London: Zed Books, 2002.
  6. Smith, Jeffery, M. “Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Food,” Fairfield, IA.: Yes! Books, 2007:258
  7. Prescott, V.E., et al, “Transgenic Expression of Bean r-Amylaze Inhibitor in Peas Results in Altered Structure and Immunogenicity.” Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry, 2005:53
  8. Mayeno, A., Gleich, G. “Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome and trytophan production: a precautionary tale.” Trends in Biotechnology. 1994;12:346-352.
  9. Vidal, John. “GM genes found in human gut.” The Guardian, July 12, 2002.
  10. “Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms on the use of antibiotic resistance genes as marker genes in genetically modified plants.” The EFSA Journal: 48:2004:1-18.
  11. Epstein, Samuel. “What’s in Your Milk?” Victoria, B.C., Canada: Trafford Publishing, 2006. 197-204.
  12. Mepham. “Public health implications of bovine somatotrophin use in dairying: discussion paper.” Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 85 (1992): 736-739.
  13. Smith, Jeffery, M. “Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Food,”
  14. Benbrook, Charles, M. “Genetically Engineered Crops and Pesticide Use in the United States: The First Nine Years.” Technical Paper Number 7. Bio Tech InfoNet. October 2004
  15. The International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds. www.weedscience.com
  16. Mae-Wan Ho, Dr., Cummins, Joe. “Roundup Ready Sudden Death, Superweeds, Allergens…” Institute of Science and Society. Press Release 3/10 2005.
  17. Jensen, Mari, N. “UA Entomologists have published a report on their discovery of Bt-resistant bollworm in Mississippi and Arkansas.” UA News. February 7, 2008.
  18. Losey JE, Rayor LS, Carter ME. “Transgenic pollen harms monarch larvae.” Nature. 1999;339:214.
  19. Chambers, C., Evans-White, M., Griffiths, N.A., Pokelsek, J., Rosi-Marshall, E.J., Royer, T.V., Stephen, M.L., Tank, J.L., Whiles, M.R. “Toxins in transgenic crop byproducts may affect headwater stream ecosystems.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 9 October, 2007.
  20. Wan MT, Watts RG, Moul DJ. “Effects of different dilution water types on the acute toxicity to juvenile Pacific salmonids and rainbow trout of glyphosate and its formulated products.” Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicity, 43:378-385
  21. Morowati, M. “Histochemical and histopathological study of the intestine of the earthworm exposed to a field dose of herbicide glyphosate.” The Environmentalist. 2000;20:105-111.
  22. Cox, C. “Glyphosate, Part 1: Toxicity” Journal of Pesticide Reform. 1995a. 15(3): 14-24
  23. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) “Toxic Substances: Guidelines for the Re-registration of Pesticide Products Containing Glyphosate.” Washington DC: EPA Office of Pesticides. 1996
  24. Mellon, M., Rissler, J. “Gone to Seed: Transgenic Contaminants in the Traditional Seed Supply.” Union of Concerned Scientists. 2004.
  25. FAO. “Women: users, preservers and managers of agrobiodiversity” 1999b (available at www.fao.org).
  26. “Monsanto vs. U.S. Farmers.” A Report by the Center for Food Safety. 2004. Washington DC. (This reference applicable to all bullets following citation number.)
  27. Lean, Geoffrey. “Exposed: the great GM myth. Major new study shows that modified soya produces 10 percent less food than its conventional equivalent.” The Independent. UK. April 20 2008. www.independent.co.uk
  28. Kruszewska, Iza. “Romania: The Dumping Ground for Genetically Engineered Crops. A Threat to Romania’s Agriculture, Biodiversity and EU Accession.” Northern Alliance for Sustainability. March 2003.
  29. Tokar, Brian. “Gene Traders: Biotechnology, World Trade, and the Globalization of Hunger.” Toward Freedom, Burlington Vermont. 2004.
  30. Pretty, J., Hine, R.E. “Rural poverty, food security, and sustainable agriculture: findings form research investigation 207 sustainable agriculture projects,” DFID-University of Essex “Reducing Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture” Conference, St. James Palace, London, January 2001.
  31. Ngwandwe, Talent. “Conservation agriculture boosts yields and incomes.” SciDev.Net, January 25, 2006.
  32. Smith, Jeffery, M. “Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods.” Fairfield, IA.: Yes! Books, 2007. p.249
  33. Rich, Deborah K. “Legal tussle over modified sugar beets.” San Francisco Chronicle, November 8 2008. www.sfgate.com