Need Safeguards for Gene-Tinkered Foods

Jim Owens jow at helix.nih.gov
Tue Jun 22 08:03:41 EST 1993


In article <9306221234.AA19802 at net.bio.net> , SCHLOSSER at ciit.org writes:
>I agree that safegaurds and testing would be prudent and should be
>performed before these products are available for human consumption,
>but some of the dire predictions made seem highly doubtful.

It would seem wise in terms of public relations to conduct these tests as
if the dire predictions were reasonable.  Certainly, this summer's big
hit movie, Jurassic Park, tries to reinforce public fears of
biotechnology.

Jim Owens



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