1   http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/mar07/4940

2 See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_11784_%26_11785

3 See: http://www.avidmicrochip.com/products.htm

4 See: http://www.avidmicrochip.com/products.htm#eurochip

5 See: http://www.trovan.com/productsuni.htm

6 This list was obtained from the Wikipedia entry, "Microchip Implant (Animal)." Online at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microchip_implant_%28animal%29

7 Ibid.

8 Todd Lewan, "Chip Implants Linked to Animal Tumors." Associated Press . September 8, 2007. Online at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/08/AR2007090800997_pf.html

9 Blanchard, KT, et al. "Transponder-induced sarcoma in the heterozygous p53+/- mouse." Toxicologic Pathology. 1999;27(5):519–527. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/05-blanchard-et-al-1999.pdf

10 Tillmann, T, et al. "Subcutaneous soft tissue tumours at the site of implanted microchips in mice." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology. 1997;49:197–200. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/07-tillmann-et-al-1997.pdf

11 Palmer, TE, et al. "Fibrosarcomas associated with passive integrated transponder implants." Toxicologic Pathology. 1998;26:170. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/06-palmer-1998.pdf

12 Vascellari, M, et al. "Liposarcoma at the site of an implanted microchip in a dog." The Veterinary Journal. 2004;168:188–190. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/03-vascellari-et-al-liposarcoma-2004.pdf

13 Albrecht, K.  "Microchip-Induced Tumors in Laboratory Rodents and Dogs: A Review of the Literature 1990-2006." Online at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/albrecht-microchip-cancer-full-paper.pdf

14 Albrecht, K. "Microchip-Induced Tumors in Laboratory Rodents and Dogs: A Review of the Literature 1990-2006." Online at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/albrecht-microchip-cancer-full-paper.pdf

15 Ibid.

16 A table with a summary, detailed overview, and original article for each of the 11 articles reviewed by the Associated Press can be found on our website at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/index.html#Research_Article_Tables

17 Scott Silverman, "Myths About Implantable Chips." Business Week, January 30, 2008.
Online at: http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jan2008/tc20080130_112001.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index_technology

18 Siobhan Morrissey, "Are Microchip Tags Safe?" Time Magazine, October 18, 2007. Online at: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1672865,00.html

19 Claire Swedberg, "VeriChip Defends the Safety of Implanted RFID Tags," RFID Journal. September 12, 2007. Online at: http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleprint/3609/-1/1/

20 Scott Silverman, "Myths About Implantable Chips."

21 Todd Lewan, "Chip Implants Linked to Animal Tumors." Associated Press . September 8, 2007. Online at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/08/AR2007090800997_pf.html

22 Scott Silverman, "Myths About Implantable Chips." Business Week, January 30, 2008.
Online at: http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jan2008/tc20080130_112001.htm

23 Todd Lewan, "Chip Implants Linked to Animal Tumors."

24 Albrecht, K. "Microchip-Induced Tumors in Laboratory Rodents and Dogs: A Review of the Literature 1990-2006." Online at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/albrecht-microchip-cancer-full-paper.pdf

25 Ibid.

26 Blanchard, KT, et al. "Transponder-induced sarcoma in the heterozygous p53+/- mouse." Toxicologic Pathology. 1999;27(5):519–527. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/05-blanchard-et-al-1999.pdf

27 Ibid .p. 526.

28 Todd Lewan, "Chip Implants Linked to Animal Tumors." Associated Press . September 8, 2007. Online at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/08/AR2007090800997_pf.html

29 Blanchard, KT, et al. "Transponder-induced sarcoma in the heterozygous p53+/- mouse." Toxicologic Pathology. 1999;27(5):519–527. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/05-blanchard-et-al-1999.pdf

30 Tillmann, T, et al. "Subcutaneous soft tissue tumours at the site of implanted microchips in mice." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology. 1997;49:197–200. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/07-tillmann-et-al-1997.pdf

31 Le Calvez, S, Perron-Lepage, M-F, Burnett, R., "Subcutaneous microchip-associated tumours in B6C3F1 mice: A retrospective study to attempt to determine their histogenesis." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology . 2006;57:255–265.et al., 2006. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/01-le-calvez-et-al-2006.pdf

32 Elcock, LE, et al. "Tumors in long-term rat studies associated with microchip animal identification devices." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology . 2001;52:483–491. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/04-elcock-et-al-2001.pdf

33 Ibid.

34 These tables are also available online at http://www.antichips.com/cancer/index.html#Research_Article_Tables

35 At the time, the VeriChip Corporation was doing business under the name "Applied Digital Solutions," and filed the FDA application in that name.

36 Todd Lewan, "Chip Implants Linked to Animal Tumors." Associated Press . September 8, 2007. Online at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/08/AR2007090800997_pf.html

37 "Microchips Linked to Cancer in Animals: Study Raises Questions About Risks to Humans Who Have Had the Chips Implanted" ABC's Good Morning America, September 11, 2007. Online at: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/OnCall/story?id=3580510

38 Atlanta CBS 46 News, November 2007. Online at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQMby-z7tGk

39 As discussed previously, the mice were not "specifically bred to produce tumors," but were genetically modified to develop cancer only in the presence of genotoxins.

40 Siobhan Morrissey, "Are Microchip Tags Safe?" Time Magazine, October 18, 2007. Online at: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1672865,00.html

41 Blanchard, KT, et al. "Transponder-induced sarcoma in the heterozygous p53+/- mouse." Toxicologic Pathology . 1999;27(5):519–527. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/05-blanchard-et-al-1999.pdf

42 Online at: http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jan2008/tc20080130_112001.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index_technology

43 Todd Lewan, "Chip Implants Linked to Animal Tumors." Associated Press . September 8, 2007. Online at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/09/08/AR2007090800997_pf.html

44 Todd Lewan, personal communication.

45 Claire Swedberg, "VeriChip Defends the Safety of Implanted RFID Tags," RFID Journal. September 12, 2007. Online at: http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleprint/3609/-1/1/

46 Siobhan Morrissey, "Are Microchip Tags Safe?" Time Magazine, October 18, 2007. Online at: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1672865,00.html

47 Le Calvez, S, Perron-Lepage, M-F, Burnett, R. "Subcutaneous microchip-associated tumours in B6C3F1 mice: A retrospective study to attempt to determine their histogenesis." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology. 2006;57:255–265. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/01-le-calvez-et-al-2006.pdf

48 Siobhan Morrissey, "Are Microchip Tags Safe?" Time Magazine, October 18, 2007. Online at: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1672865,00.html

49 Tillmann, T, et al. "Subcutaneous soft tissue tumours at the site of implanted microchips in mice." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology . 1997;49:197–200. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/07-tillmann-et-al-1997.pdf

50 Ibid.

51 Destron Fearing, "Tissue Reactions to Microchip Implantation in Laboratory Animals and Pets," 2007. Online at http://www.verichipcorp.com/files/6143_Sarcomas_Tech_Bulletin1_4_10_2_07.pdf
Cited excerpt can be found at page 2, column 2, paragraph 2.

52 Dr. Timothy Jennings, personal communication, November 15, 2007.

53 The FDA's letter to the Digital Angel Corporation spelling out potential health risks associated with the VeriChip can be downloaded at: http://www.spychips.com/devices/verichip-fda-letter.pdf  The risks are outlined on page 3, paragraph 2. Our report on the letter can be found at http://www.spychips.com/devices/verichip-fda-report.html.

54 U.S. Food and Drug Administration, "A Primer on Medical Device Interactions with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems," February 7, 1997. See Section 4.3: Pulsed Radio Frequency Fields. Online at: http://www.fda.gov/cdrh/ode/primerf6.html

55 Jansen, JA, et al. "Biological and migrational characteristics of transponders implanted into beagle dogs." Veterinary Recor d. 1999;145:329–333.

56 British Small Animal Veterinary Association. "Microchip Report 2004." Online at: http://www.bsava.com/VirtualContent/85185/Adverse_Reaction_Report_2004PDF.pdf .

57 Le Calvez, S, Perron-Lepage, M-F, Burnett, R. "Subcutaneous microchip-associated tumours in B6C3F1 mice: A retrospective study to attempt to determine their histogenesis." Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology. 2006;57:255–265. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/01-le-calvez-et-al-2006.pdf

58 "RFID Identification Is Only Skin Deep," RFID Product News, May 2006. Online at:   http://www.rfidproductnews.com/issues/2006.05/asktheexpert.php

59 Robin Curnow, "The Price to Pay for VIP Status," CNN.com, Oct. 6, 2004. Online at:
http://edition.cnn.com/2004/TECH/10/05/spark.bajabeach/

60 Atlanta CBS 46 News, November 2007. Online at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQMby-z7tGk

61 Katherine Albrecht interviewed John Centola on her daily talk radio show on December 5, 2007. Mr. Centola's description of the chip's emergence can be found approximately 26:00 minutes into the audio file archived at: http://mp3.wtprn.com/Albrecht/0712/20071205_Wed_Albrecht1.mp3

62 Rao, GN, Edmondson, J. "Tissue reaction to an implantable identification device in mice." Toxicologic Pathology. 1990;18(3):412–416. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/11-rao-and-edmondson-1990.pdf

63 Keith Johnson, personal communication (telephone interview), October 13, 2007.

64 VeriChip Corporation, United States Securities and Exchange Commission Form S-1 Registration Statement, February 9, 2007. Online at: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1347022/000119312507024937/ds1a.htm

65 Ibid. p. 23.

66 Ibid.

67 A scanned image of VeriChip's chipping kit literature is available at:
   http://www.spychips.com/verichip/verichip-photos-instructions.html

68 Rao, GN, Edmondson, J. "Tissue reaction to an implantable identification device in mice." Toxicologic Pathology. 1990;18(3):412–416. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/11-rao-and-edmondson-1990.pdf

69 Vascellari, Melchiotti, & Mutinelli, 2006. "Fibrosarcoma with typical features of postinjection sarcoma at site of microchip implant in a dog: Histologic and immunohistochemical study." Veterinary Pathology. 2006;43:545-548. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/02-vascellari-et-al-fibrosarcoma-2006.pdf

70 Vascellari et al., 2004. "Liposarcoma at the site of an implanted microchip in a dog." The Veterinary Journal. 2004;168:188-190. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/03-vascellari-et-al-liposarcoma-2004.pdf

71 British Small Animal Veterinary Association. "Microchip Report 2004." Online at: http://www.bsava.com/VirtualContent/85185/Adverse_Reaction_Report_2004PDF.pdf

72 Platt, S, et al. "Spinal cord injury resulting from incorrect microchip placement in a cat." Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery . 2006;9(2):157–160.

73 Rao, GN, Edmondson, J. "Tissue reaction to an implantable identification device in mice." Toxicologic Pathology. 1990;18(3):412–416. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/11-rao-and-edmondson-1990.pdf

74 Dr. Keith Johnson, personal communication (telephone interview), October 13, 2007.

75 Though they share a name, pet detective Kat Albrecht, author of "The Lost Pet Chronicles," is not related to Katherine Albrecht, the author of this document.

76 VeriChip Corporation, United States Securities and Exchange Commission Form S-1 Registration Statement, February 9, 2007. Online at: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1347022/000119312507024937/ds1a.htm

77 Westhues explains how its done here: http://cq.cx/vchdiy.pl

Our press release on Westhues' VeriChip hack can be found online at  http://www.spychips.com/press-releases/verichip-hacked.html

We saw it with our own eyes here: http://www.spychips.com/blog/2006/03/cloning_the_verichip.html

78 Hines, M., "Human Implant RFID gets owned." Infoworld, March 25, 2007. Online at: http://weblog.infoworld.com/zeroday/archives/2007/03/human_implant_r.html

79 Drew Hemment video interview of Baja Beach Club principal Conrad Chase, June 19, 2004.  Available online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuajBrNp7eA

80   Solomon Schechter High School Student-Parent Handbook 2005-2006  Available online at http://www.solomon-schechter.com/HS%20Handbook%2005-06.pdf

81  "Tattoos, Piercing, and Jewish Law." Kol Tzafon, February 12, 2006, Issue 4

82 See our press release: "VeriChip RFID Implants in Mexican Attorney General's Office Overstated," November 29, 2004. Online at: http://www.spychips.com/press-releases/mexican-implant-correction.html

83 This statement was made in a televised interview with CBS MarketWatch in July 2005. A transcript of Thompson's entire MarketWatch interview can be found at http://www.spychips.com/devices/tommythompsonverichip.html
A video clip of Thompson making this statement can be found at:
http://www.spychips.com/devices/images/mw_160w_50q_17sec.avi

84 See www.gpoaccess.gov/congress/senate/judiciary/sh109-158/15-18.pdf
To find the microchip comment, see the top of p.4, labeled "p. 18" in-line.

85 US Congressional Record, April 25, 2006 (Senate), Page S3494-S3498, DOCID:cr25ap06-224, From the Congressional Record online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] available at http://frwebgate2.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/waisgate.cgi?WAISdocID= 627302226634+0+0+0&WAISaction=retrieve

86 Associated Press. "Report: Colombian President Would Consider Immigrant Tracking With Microchips,"  Fox News. May 4, 2006. Online at: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,194337,00.html

87 Associated Press. "VeriChip to sell Xmark to Stanley Works for $45M," Boston Globe, May 15, 2008.  Online at: http://www.boston.com/business/healthcare/articles/2008/05/15/verichip_to_sell_xmark_to_stanley_works_for_45m/

88 John Rabun. "For Healthcare Professionals: Guidelines for Prevention of and Response to Infant Abductions," Alexandria: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, 2003, p.92.

89 Claire Swedberg, "Alzheimer's Care Center to Carry Out VeriChip Pilot," I. May 25, 2007. Online at: http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/3340/1/1/

90 "Tennessee Center Considers Offering VeriChip Technology," NPR All Things Considered, November 14, 2005. Online at: http://www.ihealthbeat.org/articles/2005/11/14/Tennessee-Center-Considers-Offering-VeriChip-Technology-NPRs-All-Things-Considered-Reports.aspx?archive=1

See also: Joseph Shapiro. "Ethical Questions Raised over Implantable Chips." NPR All Things Considered , November 12, 2005. Online at: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=501073

91 Amal Graafstra. "Hands On: How Radio-Frequency Identification and I Got Personal," IEEE Spectrum, March 2007. Online at: http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/mar07/4940

92 Mike Anderson. "Waco City Council Puts off Vote on Pet Microchipping," Waco Tribune. March 4, 2008. Online at: http://www.wacotrib.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/communities/breakingnews/entries/2008/03/04/the_waco_city_council_puts_off.html

93 "All material removed from patients in proximity to foreign implants should be examined histologically." Jennings, T, et al. "Angiosarcoma associated with foreign body material. A report of three cases." Cancer. 1988;62(11):2436–2444. (The quote appears on p. 2444.)

94 Vascellari, M, et al. Liposarcoma at the site of an implanted microchip in a dog. The Veterinary Journal. 2004;168:188–190. Scanned copy available at: http://www.antichips.com/cancer/03-vascellari-et-al-liposarcoma-2004.pdf

95 See Somark Innovations, online at http://www.somarkinnovations.com/ for details.

96 CASPIAN stands for "Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering." It is a 15,000 member grass-roots consumer privacy organization founded by Dr. Katherine Albrecht in 1999.

 

   
 
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