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NESTLÉ/GERBER STOP USING GENETICALLY MODIFIED INGREDIENTS IN BABY FOOD IN NORTH AMERICA AND WORLDWIDE

Gerber, Nestlé USA, Nestlé International

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Nestlé International, parent company of Nestlé USA and Gerber Baby Foods, recently announced that they will stop sourcing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) for the baby food products they manufacture and sell in South Africa. Nestlé does not use GMOs in Europe or other countries that require the labeling of GMOs. Gerber Baby Foods sold in the USA/North America contain genetically modified ingredients such as GMO corn & soy, which are being increasingly linked to health problems. GMO Bt corn is an EPA registered pesticide. If found on the shelf at Home Depot, the corn would be required to bear a label with the EPA Pesticide Registration Number. Every cell of the corn manufactures Bt toxins which kill insects when they bite into it. Bt toxins have been found to cause cell membrane death in human beings (1) as well as other alarming health effects (2). GMO soy has been linked to infertility (3). GMOs are sprayed with the herbicide RoundUp, which is systemically absorbed and has been found to be genotoxic, neurotoxic, carcinogenic and an endocrine disruptor (4) (5). RoundUp has also been linked to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) (6). American babies & babies worldwide deserve the same safe, GMO free foods that Nestlé sells in other countries.

(1) Study: Cytotoxicity on human cells of Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac Bt insecticidal toxins alone or with a glyphosate-based herbicide

(2) Study: Hematotoxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis as Spore-crystal Strains Cry1Aa, Cry1Ab, Cry1Ac or Cry2Aa in Swiss Albino Mice

(3) Article: Genetically Modified Soy Linked to Sterility, Infant Mortality in Hamsters

(4) Study: Ethoxylated adjuvants of glyphosate-based herbicides are active principles of human cell toxicity

(5) Study: Glyphosate’s Suppression of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes and Amino Acid Biosynthesis by the Gut Microbiome: Pathways to Modern Diseases

(6) Dr. Don Huber Interview – Roundup Ready GMOs

To: Gerber, Nestlé USA, Nestlé International
From: [Your Name]

Nestlé International, you recently announced that you will stop sourcing genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) for the baby food products you manufacture and sell in South Africa. Your company does not use GMOs in Europe or other countries that require the labeling of GMOs. Gerber Baby Foods sold in the USA/North America contain genetically modified ingredients such as GMO corn & soy, which are being increasingly linked to health problems. GMO Bt corn is an EPA registered pesticide. If found on the shelf at Home Depot, the corn would be required to bear a label with the EPA Pesticide Registration Number.

Every cell of the corn manufactures Bt toxins which kill insects when they bite into it. Bt toxins have been found to cause cell membrane death in human beings as well as other alarming health effects. GMO soy has been linked to infertility. GMOs are sprayed with the herbicide RoundUp, which is systemically absorbed and has been found to be genotoxic, neurotoxic, carcinogenic and an endocrine disruptor. RoundUp has also been linked to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

American babies & babies worldwide deserve the same safe, GMO free foods that Nestlé sells in other countries. Remove GMOs from your Gerber line and from all of your baby food brands worldwide, and get them Non-GMO Project Verified.

Thank you.

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