Need Safeguards for Gene-Tinkered Foods

Don Christie dc_ags at
Fri Jun 25 05:56:31 EST 1993

In article <C94zzI.KLC at>, aad at (Anthony A. Datri) writes:
>Just to add a little perspective, few people realize that more subtle genetic
>engineering has been done for thousands of years.  Domestic dogs and cats
>are good examples of completely artificial species.

This is completely true... although the genetic engineering you describe
was effected by selective breeding. The topic we have been following in
this thread involves the manipulation of DNA by much more direct means..


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