GMO pickle claim leaves you scratching your head

[UPDATE, 23 April 2013 — The post excerpted here is satire. Our apologies for any confusion. You can see a follow-up to this post here: Eating GMO pickles will not turn any body part bald.]

The following is an excerpt.

Eating lunch while catching up on the news, the headline “Monsanto Genetically Modified (GMO) Cucumbers Cause Genital Baldness” made me a choke on my sweet gherkins.

Scratching my head, musing the possibility: could there be a strand of truth in that? If it is on the Internet, it must be true. I read on, clutching my iPad with both hands.

The article said a six-month study at Dalhousie University in Canada revealed that Monsanto-developed GMO cucumbers had resulted in total groin hair loss and chaffed “sensitive areas.” Arrrgh.

View the original article here: GMO pickle claim leaves you scratching your head

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