> On Tue, 22 Jul 1997 17:47:37 -0500 "S. Rae Schnapp & Jeff Smith" wrote =
> reply to Karen Mundy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >There is a good reason why you are confused.
> There is one BIG difference between the two as I understand it Dr.
> Scnapp. Traditional plant breeders have never been able to splice a =
> from a fish or animal, or even a microbe, into one of their hybrids. =
> Those using biotechnological Genetic Engineering techniques can and =
> done just that.
> Then, due to the laxness of the regulations and the relaxed attitudes
> of the USDA officials, these new recombinant type hybrids have been
> released with little or no testing. Not only that, but they have ben
> forced upon all of us by the decision to NOT require labeling. And in
> some instances, attempts to get labeling have been thwarted by those =
> officials and the courts such that labeling has been declared illegal.
> In my opinion, such actions are criminal!
> --Dan in Sunny Puerto Rico--
> DAN.WORLEY@JUNO.COM or