Need Safeguards for Gene-Tinkered Foods

Jim Wellehan James.F.X.Wellehan at dartmouth.edu
Thu Jun 24 18:13:48 EST 1993


In article <C8zq2I.6M8 at cunews.carleton.ca>
wcsbeau at superior.carleton.ca (OPIRG) writes:

>   All of the transgenic crops have bacterial
> antibiotic resistence and 81% of the tests are for herbicide tolerance
> (promoting use of polluting chemicals)

Pulling a valid point out of this compost pile, I'd have to agree that
it's a shame so much research is aimed toward providing Monsanto et al.
with a reason for making more poisons.  They do fund it, but that
doesn't mean it should be done.

Jim



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