> I know that it seems blindingly simple and I am sure that someone must have
> thought of it already but if modifiers will not label while dont non-modifiers
> label accordingly? We as consumers would then have real choice.
Some modifiers have promoted laws preventing non-modifiers from labeling their
produicts as such. They want a blanket on-discriminating category, similar to what
OFPA would do within the realm of organic foods. This is food terrorism.
> On the issue of GMO's I note a superb chapter "Genetics and Animal Welfare" by
> Temple Grandin and Mark J. Deesing in a book called Genetics and the Behaviour
> of Domestic Animals edited by Temple Grandin ISBN 0-12-295130-1.
> Included in the chapter are such delights as domestic animals genetically
> selected for rapid weight gain, or to produce large nos of eggs or milk have
> virtuallyl insatiable appetites. Ironically the resulting stress may cause poor
> quality meat!
> And of course there was the case of transgenic mice with a human growth gene
> that grew 15% than controls but with serious infirmities.
> Makes one stop and thing just a little!!!!!
> Alfred Harris
It's not that easy to cheat on evolution - this is not to say things can't be
improved on, if it's done in a balanced, comprehensive way using biological rather
than invasive channels.
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