Anti-GMO study is garbage
Van Eenennaam concluded by saying, “To suggest that the tumors were the result of Roundup, the GMOs or an interaction between the two is ludicrous. It’s Fantasyland stuff.”
Monsanto issued its own disclaimer of the results, which didn’t receive as much attention as independent scientists. The basics to the Monsanto reply are the same as all the independent scientists. Monsanto provided eight bullet points of errors in the design and results announced by the French study team.
Even with the huge outcry by scientists in Europe and the U.S. that the study results are “garbage,” as one scientist was quoted as saying, anti-GM groups throughout the world are spreading the bogus results as proof that we should be afraid of all GM crops.
Groups in California are using the French study to support why any food should be identified as possibly having GM crop ingredients. The California Proposition 37 proponents and anti-GM groups have shown they are grasping at anything to prove GM crops are dangerous. But those involved in the biotech-GM industry note there has never been real proof about health concern with any registered GM crop.