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Greg Harrison

President & CEO, Harrisons Bird Foods

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Obesity, chemical and biological not just consumption and lack of exercise?

Obesity is rampant in 6-month-old kids, every animal in touch with human cities including rats, zoo etc. How can a six month old be morbidly obese unless a strong endocrine disruption is occurring? Chemicals in agriculture are certainly suspect as are new viruses. But why would it be a virus unless the immune system is unbalanced?

People over ate decades ago and no one saw a 400-1000 pound person except in a circus.

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  • Jun 4 2012: Greg how do you no know wether the use of agricultural chemicals is not causing either new viruses, as plant disease and pests(also known as an imbalance) become immune to the chenicals applied and so mutate. So companies have to create harsher and harsher chemicals to compensate. There is only so much that our own Tcells can cope with.

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