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Kevlar Tires Now Required to Traverse ‘Spear-Like’ GMO Crops

Anthony Gucciardi
Natural Society / News Report
Published: Sunday 5 August 2012
“Described by one farmer as a ‘field of little spears’, farmers are now turning to Kevlar tires.”
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The news surrounding GMO crops continues to get further and further outlandish as the crops are increasingly mutated and sprayed with a medley of harsh pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides. The latest news comes from an unlikely source — an automotive publication known as Auto blog. The website reports that farmers who have opted to plant Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds have run into one daunting problem (outside of decreased yields and an extremely higher risk of disease): little ‘spear-like’ stalks from the harvested GMOs are absolutely wreaking havoc on the heavy duty tractor tires.

Described by one farmer as a ‘field of little spears’, farmers are now turning to Kevlar tires. In case you’re not aware, Kevlar is the same material used in bulletproof vests to protect from gun bullets.

The stalks are so sharp and weapon-like that they can wreck an entire set of wheels, which is a daunting reality when considered that one tractor can have as many as eight heavy duty tires. Furthermore, a single tractor tire can easily cost thousands of dollars. Thanks to the GMO crops, the average lifespan of a tractor tire has dwindled from five or six years down to just one or two — if the farmer is lucky. Add that to the exponentially increased amount of pesticide use required to maintain modified crops thanks to heavily mutated ‘super’ rootworms and other insects, and it’s easy to see how GMO farming is nothing but a monetary pitfall for farmers.

Strange reports like these may ultimately be what it takes for the public to truly be concerned about genetically modified seeds and ingredients. Outside of the massive amount of research highlighting the damaging effects of GMOs on human biology, the environment, and nature as a whole, it oftentimes takes a bizarre incident such as this in order to fully gain the attention of the far-reaching press. The longer the use of GMOs is allowed nationwide, the more bizarre and outlandish stories will begin to emerge.

As if mutant insects, super weeds, decreased biosphere microorganism population, and direct organ stress weren’t enough, now Monsanto’s GMO crops can be easily utilized as a sharp and deadly weapon.



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ABOUT Anthony Gucciardi

Anthony is an accomplished investigative journalist whose articles have appeared on top news sites and have been read by millions worldwide. A health activist and researcher, Anthony’s goal is informing the public as to how they can use natural methods to revolutionize their health, as well as exploring the behind the scenes activity of the pharmaceutical industry and the FDA.

GOOD ...to all the

GOOD ...to all the sell-out-whore farmers out there who use monsanto's GMO seeds. Thanks for poisoning us, the land, water,animals, bees and the crops of any legitimate farmer trying to raise crops the old fashioned way. Get a brain and a conscience you rotten apples.

The small print: WARNINGS:

The small print:

WARNINGS: GMO corn may turn into tire spikes requiring special tractor tires; require massive amounts of pesticides; increase the use of weed control chemicals; result in economic disaster as a result of cross pollination of natural seed; animal death; increases in insect robustness (super bugs); lowered nutritional value; lowered levels of protein; stunting of growth in rats; and regulation of the publication of negative independent studies by scientific organizations, including Universities.(1)

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The value of current independent studies is problematic as, due to restrictive end-user agreements, researchers are forbidden by law from publishing independent research in peer-reviewed journals without the approval of the agritech companies. Cornell University's Elson Shields, the spokesperson for a group of scientists who oppose this practice, submitted a statement to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protesting that "as a result of restrictive access, no truly independent research can be legally conducted on many critical questions regarding the technology". Scientific American noted that several studies that were initially approved by seed companies were later blocked from publication when they returned "unflattering" results. While recognising that seed companies' intellectual property rights need to be protected, Scientific American calls the practice dangerous and has called for the restrictions on research in the end-user agreements to be lifted immediately and for the EPA to require, as a condition of approval, that independent researchers have unfettered access to GM products for testing.[36] (Source: The value of current independent studies is problematic as, due to restrictive end-user agreements, researchers are forbidden by law from publishing independent research in peer-reviewed journals without the approval of the agritech companies. Cornell University's Elson Shields, the spokesperson for a group of scientists who oppose this practice, submitted a statement to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protesting that "as a result of restrictive access, no truly independent research can be legally conducted on many critical questions regarding the technology". Scientific American noted that several studies that were initially approved by seed companies were later blocked from publication when they returned "unflattering" results. While recognising that seed companies' intellectual property rights need to be protected, Scientific American calls the practice dangerous and has called for the restrictions on research in the end-user agreements to be lifted immediately and for the EPA to require, as a condition of approval, that independent researchers have unfettered access to GM products for testing.[36])

BAN GMOs! BAN Monsanto!

BAN GMOs! BAN Monsanto!

Hopefully, California will

Hopefully, California will vote to require GMO labeling, which would be the biggest setback the GMO psychos have ever had.

Also, tires mount on the wheels. Tires are not the same thing as wheels. Doesn't N of C have proof readers?

Re tires vs wheels: what is

Re tires vs wheels: what is it, exactly, that you are complaining about???

When is the insanity going to

When is the insanity going to end? Man is not and never will be smarter than nature. Instead of trying to continue this out-of-control breed to grow the economies of the world polices, which demands more and more of finite resources, how about we start living like we have finite resources. How about we stop trying to get maximum yield by manipulating plants and animals with techniques that cannot be duplicated by nature?

We need to live within the framework of Earth that we were placed in. History has proven over and over that trying to manipulate this framework to suit "mans" ideals of perfection leads to horrible results and unintended consequences that often are deadly to life.

Just because we can, does not mean we should.

Monsanto is probably heavily

Monsanto is probably heavily invested in the Kevlar tire manufactiuring business too (or will be).

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