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degenerative disk disease, cancer and even shorter lifespans since late 1996, when GMOs and associated poisons entered America’s food supply. For example, most GMOs like soy, corn and canola are de- signed by Monsanto to tolerate high doses of its Roundup herbicide. Corn is also engineered to produce an insect-killing poison called Bt-toxin. Together with pesticides sprayed on or

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letters about dogs and cats with diarrhea, itchy skin and other persistent disorders. He advised all inquirers to immediately remove foods that contain genetically modifi ed organisms (GMO). Dozens of follow-up thank-you notes verifi ed that his


n the late 1990s, the nationally syndi- cated newspaper columnist, “animal doctor” Michael Fox received many

recommendation worked. “One of the main reasons I came to

the conclusion of blaming GMOs in pet foods for this cluster of health problems is that essentially, nothing else in the health background of these animals had been changing,” says Fox. Many vets have also reported a rise in pet obesity, skin conditions, infl ammation,


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produced inside GMO crops, the side eff ects from genetic engineering create dangers. Monsanto’s “Roundup-ready” corn has higher levels of putrescine and cadaverine, compounds responsible for dead body odor. T ey promote bad breath and also can en- hance the risk of allergic reactions and cancer.

Getting Cancer from Food Cancer rates among our country’s 185 million pets are skyrocketing, especially among dogs. Canines have the highest can- cer rate of all mammals; in America, about half are struck with the disease. In 2015, the World Health Organiza-

tion classifi ed Roundup’s active ingredient, glyphosate, as a “probable human car- cinogen.” Insuffi cient human studies exist, but a goodly number of animal studies confi rm that it causes cancer. Preliminary tests commissioned by

the Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT), an educational nonprofi t, on the dangers of GMOs, revealed that six popular dog and cat foods contained more glypho- sate residues than most human foods.

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