GMO foods are harmful for health and one should take necessary steps to avoid them. Researchers are developing a new technique to extend the shelf life of tomatoes from the traditional 15 days or so to a full month. Bt Cotton can reduce bollworms without use of insecticides but can cause soil nutrients depletion and low crop production. Canola oil is among the most chemically altered foods in our diets. Aspartame is an artificial sweetener, accounts for as many as 75% of adverse reactions to food additives. Milk from hormones-injected cows can boost the risks of colon and breast cancer. Corn contains Bt toxic, which was recently found in the blood of pregnant women and their babies, as well as in non-pregnant women. Papayas are also harmful and it cannot be imported or sold in the European Union. Potatoes, soy and rice are also growing concern about its safety, which contains unsafe genetically modified ingredients.
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