Anna Kavanaugh

Mad Science: The Genetic Crossroad

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Anna Kavanaugh hosts the weekly radio series, "Mad Science: The Genetic Crossroad." The program aims to raise awareness and provide education about genetically modified organisms (GMO), in the world food supply and the practices of the GM biotech industry. The series is dedicated to all issues surrounding GM foods, its usage and ramifications thereof. Anna is a writer, advocate, and founder of the (AKCF) Anna Kavanaugh Charitable Foundation. Her original novel, "The Cord of Callows," now an upcoming expanded trilogy series, is the inspiration for a GMO documentary film entitled, "The Cord of Callows trilogy: Fact Behind the Fiction. Fear Behind the Fact."

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To celebrate the airing of our 25th broadcast episode, tonight's show is a special one hour episode examining some of the highlights in previous shows and developments that have happened since. A discussion about everything from GMO labeling, to the global presence of agribusiness, to the frightening innovations under design in the biotech industry that may have serious impacts on consumers before another year comes to pass. We have seen good progress in consumer awareness and global action for change over the course of our previous broadcasts since first airing in January, 2013. But how much further do we have to go? Have we reached the point of no return? With planetary impact, climate change, and consumer health in the balance, find out how the link to GMO is affecting us all.
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The GM biotech industry assures us they have conducted adequate safety studies of genetically modified foods, and that these DNA manipulated foods are entirely safe for human consumption. To bolster their claims of safety, the... more

GMO - The Issues of TodayGMO: The Issues of Today: What are the latest happenings in the GMO industry? This show will examine the current state of GMO in the US and around the world – from the newest wave of... more

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Kill Technology - Gene GenocideThe GM industry has developed what is termed, "terminator technology," and has already utilized gene silencing techniques to manipulate certain gene expressions from occurring in transgenic crops, and... more

The GMO industry wants to own the genetic blueprints of all existing food sources around the globe. 250,000 farmer suicides in India, forced GMO compliance by European countries under threat of exclusion from the union, and even the swift... more

Often, art defines real life and in many forms predicts, and even creates the future. It is uncanny how art has revealed so many parallels between fact and fiction. We also find this in actual historical events. What have we learned from... more

46 million dollars were spent to shut down Proposition 37 in California, calling for mandatory labeling of GM foods. Several independent studies proving serious health consequences of GMO consumption have been strangely discredited. It... more

Would you subject yourself, or your children, to be participants in a potentially harmful game? Consumers are unwittingly already part of a game in which we are merely pawns. Who has the right to determine what is an acceptable risk? The... more

All food contains genetic material that directly effects the expression of cells in the body. GM food forces a different expression than that of a natural state. To what degree, is yet to be quantified. Dr. Eva Notony said, "Even minor tampering with... more

Why are chemical companies, like Monsanto, excercising such inexplicable amounts of freedom and power over our world food supply? Their tentacles reach disturbingly into business and political interests unbeknownst to most... more
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