(Fwd) FW: ACTION REQUESTED!!!

Chris Somerville crs at Andrew2.Stanford.EDU
Tue Oct 26 14:04:29 EST 1999


We need your help!!!

Time Magazine is conducting a poll asking people's opinions on how concerned
they are about biotech foods.  The activists are organizing and voting in
droves against GMO foods (see below).

Please go to the following website link and cast your vote.  Pass this along
to others who may be interested.

Thanks for your support.

Fran

http://www.pathfinder.com/time/daily/poll/0,2637,foodpoll,00.html

This is the survey question on the webpage:
Genetically Modified Foods: Are You Afraid of Eating Them? More and more
food is being produced from plants and animals that have been genetically
modified. Are you concerned about consuming meals made from such
ingredients?

[]Very Concerned

[]Somewhat Concerned

[]A Little Concerned

[]Not Concerned at All

[]Not Sure/Don't Know

[]

[][][][]

NOTE: This is an unscientific, informal survey for the interest and
enjoyment of TIME.com users, and may not be indicative of popular opinion.


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Chris Somerville
Carnegie Institution
260 Panama Street
Stanford CA 94305




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