Genetic engineering is a Good Thing?

Tracy Aquilla taquilla at erols.com
Wed Oct 7 15:03:58 EST 1998


In Article <PkS2UDAgz1G2Ewj7 at upthorpe.demon.co.uk>, Oz
<Oz at upthorpe.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>In article <VA.0000165c.005e41d0 at rogersbox>, Roger Whitehead
><rgw at office-futures.com> writes
>>In article <kzjMBXArdSF2EwOW at upthorpe.demon.co.uk>, Oz wrote:
>>> [NB Still waiting for someone to quote a death due to properly handled
>>> pesticides.]
>>
>>Just noticed this little trap in Farmer Oz's latest challenge. It allows any 
>>reported deaths to be defined as resulting from improper handling (should the 
>>antipodean agrarian so desire, of course).

Perhaps you can cite documented evidence of a reported human death resulting
from 'proper' use of any pesticide?

>I have made this request for data periodically for some number of years.

I'm still waiting for evidence that DDT ever killed a single person. I doubt
we will ever see either.
Tracy



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