• Iowa State University to Pay Students $900 to Eat Experimental GMO Bananas

    Iowa State University researchers are moving ahead with a long-delayed project in which a dozen students will be paid to eat one genetically modified banana each. Earlier this week, activists delivered petitions calling on the project’s halt to university officials and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is funding the project. The activists said more than 57,000 people signed the petition. “ISU students are being asked to be the first to consume a product of unknown safety,” the activists said in a prepared statement. “The study is not being conducted in a transparent manner, and concerned ISU community members have not been able to receive answers about the research design, risks, nature of the informed consent given by the subjects and the generalizability of the study.” The trial is expected to take place sometime this year.

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  • Iowa State University to Pay Students $900 to Eat Experimental GMO Bananas

    Why doesn't an employee at Monsanto eat them? Notice they have non-GMO, organic foods in their cafeteria.