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Re: Dr. Arpad Pusztai, archive 731



Bye the way, the finger of blame seems to be pointing at The cauliflower mosaic virus , which is something Prof Joe Cummins has been warning us about for a long time.
 
eg:
"Vyvyan Howard, a foetal and infant toxico-pathologist and head of research
at Liverpool University, told the press conference that cancer was one of
the main problems associated with Dr Pusztai's findings. But the Guardian
understands that Dr Ewen and others who have assessed his research believe
the likely cause of the thickening of the stomach wall and the crypt
elongation is one of the "key' genes that form part of the genetically
engineered process itself - the so called cauliflower mosaic virus
(promoter)
IF THIS IS PROVED TO BE THE CASE IT WOULD MOST LIKELY BE THE COMMERCIAL
DEATH FOR CURRENT GM FOODS.
The cauliflower mosaic virus is used in most of the GM foods available in
the UK, such as soya - which is found in 60% of processed food stuffs.
The Guardian understands that such a vital piece of research, whci could
resolve whether current Gm foods are harmful, would only cost about £5.000
and take a maximum of three months. But because Dr Pusztai's research was
closed down, this research was not being done.
All that Dr Ewen would need to do in additional research would be a DNA
probe, which would identify the cauliflower mosaic promoter was present and
therefore responsible. He does not have the piece of equipment at the
Aberdeen University medical school, but it could be rented or loaned from
many of the research institutes in the UK.
Dr Ewen has not applied for a government grant to carry out this essential
research, because of the controversy surrounding Dr Pusztai. His caution
seems to be born by the reaction of the government to the Guardian's story
yesterday."
 
Clive Elwell

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