Atlantic salmon fed Bt corn
had altered enzyme activity in liver and intestine as well as altered
proportions and numbers of different white blood cells.
Peas engineered to be weevil-resistant elicited immune reactions in mice.
Peas engineered to be weevil-resistant had lowered starch digestibility
when fed to chickens and pigs.
Inulin-storing potatoes had higher
alkaloid content and pigs fed on them had reduced daily weight
Glyphosate-resistant GM soybeans differ compositionally from non-GM
soybeans and contain high residues of the herbicide glyphosate.
Diet containing glyphosate-resistant soybeans affected the nuclei of liver
cells in mice.
Transgenic DNA from glyphosate-resistant soybeans was detected in the
intestinal flora of humans.
International shipments of food and feed are increasingly contaminated
with genetically modified (GM) products.
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