GMO Alfalfa & Breast Cancer

What is GMO Alfalfa?
The term GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) is used to describe an organism (plant or animal) whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering. The biotechnology company Monsanto genetically engineered the alfalfa plant to be able to resist the herbicide Roundup, a huge moneymaker for the company. This is done by invading an alfalfa plant cell through the use of E Coli bacteria in order to deliver a soil bacteria gene into its DNA that will allow it to survive exposure to glyphosate (the main ingredient in RoundUp). The plant thus becomes a GMO that is resistant to Roundup. This specific GMO is named Roundup Ready alfalfa (RR alfalfa). Source Farming and Food Rights

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