Altered Genes, Twisted Truth

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth

How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public

Book - 2015
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Offers an exposâe on the genetic engineering of foods, maintaining that the unduly reckless way it has been practiced is based, not on sound science, but the subversion of science, and that its promotion has been marked by corruption and the suppression or distortion of facts.

Chelsea Green Publishing

This book uncovers the biggest scientific fraud of our age. It tells the fascinating and frequently astounding story of how the massive enterprise to restructure the genetic core of the world's food supply came into being, how it advanced by consistently violating the protocols of science, and how for more than three decades, hundreds of eminent biologists and esteemed institutions have systematically contorted the truth in order to conceal the unique risks of its products–and get them onto our dinner plates.

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth provides a graphic account of how this elaborate fraud was crafted and how it not only deceived the general public, but Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Barack Obama and a host of other astute and influential individuals as well. The book also exposes how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was induced to become a key accomplice--and how it has broken the law and repeatedly lied in order to usher genetically engineered foods onto the market without the safety testing that's required by federal statute. As a result, for fifteen years America's families have been regularly ingesting a group of novel products that the FDA's own scientific staff had previously determined to be unduly hazardous to human health.

By the time this gripping story comes to a close, it will be clear that the degradation of science it documents has not only been unsavory but unprecedented--and that in no other instance have so many scientists so seriously subverted the standards they were trained to uphold, misled so many people, and imposed such magnitude of risk on both human health and the health of the environment.



Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT : Clear River Press, c2015
ISBN: 9780985616908
Branch Call Number: 363.1929 DRU
Characteristics: xiv, 511 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.

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mamabadger56
Apr 24, 2016

An essential book that covers the material on genetic engineering which doesn't get into the mass media - and also explains why we haven't heard about it. Druker is painstaking in substantiating every claim and providing exhaustive background and confirmation - which makes the book slow and a little dry, but a goldmine of valuable, and sometimes shocking, information.

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Manuel
Aug 21, 2015

If you have been uneasy about consuming Genetically Engineered (GE) foods, but didn’t really know why, reading Stephen Druker’s carefully researched book will clarify the dangers of these foods as no other source has. Even if you think that GE foods are safe because you have heard that they are “substantially equivalent” to conventionally produced food, this book will surely change your mind. One scientist who worked for Agriculture Canada for 35 years promoting GE foods has changed his views: Dr. Thierry Vrain is now a strong advocate against GE production. (See this link for a detailed interview http://synergymag.ca/an-interview-with-dr-thierry-vrain/ )

Druker’s book is thorough, beginning with the advent of GE methods, and discusses developments world-wide over the last 40 years. You may find some sections daunting, and recognizing that fact, Druker has provided a link to the Executive Summary. http://alteredgenestwistedtruth.com/additional-content/executive-summary/ I can’t recommend this book highly enough, and feel that everyone should be aware of this crucial information. GE foods threaten not only human health, but the planet and all its life forms.

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MFraser_0
Aug 21, 2015

If you have been uneasy about consuming Genetically Engineered (GE) foods, but didn’t really know why, reading Stephen Druker’s carefully researched book will clarify the dangers of these foods as no other source has. Even if you think that GE foods are safe because you have heard that they are “substantially equivalent” to conventionally produced food, this book will surely change your mind. One scientist who worked for Agriculture Canada for 35 years promoting GE foods has changed his views: Dr. Thierry Vrain is now a strong advocate against GE production. (See this link for a detailed interview http://synergymag.ca/an-interview-with-dr-thierry-vrain/ )

Druker’s book is thorough, beginning with the advent of GE methods, and discusses developments world-wide over the last 40 years. You may find some sections daunting, and recognizing that fact, Druker has provided a link to the Executive Summary. http://alteredgenestwistedtruth.com/additional-content/executive-summary/ I can’t recommend this book highly enough, and feel that everyone should be aware of this crucial information. GE foods threaten not only human health, but the planet and all its life forms.

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