Genetic engineering is a Good Thing?

David Kendra dkendra at mr.net
Thu Oct 8 09:04:13 EST 1998



Beverly Erlebacher wrote:

> The incidence of leukemias and other cancers has increased remarkably in
> US corn and grain farmers and their families over the past 20-30 years,
> out of proportion to the incidence of these cancers in other rural residents
> or the population as a whole.

Can you please give me a reference for this.  I am more concerned about the impact
of mycotoxins on farmers than I am on agrichemicals.  I notice that no one (for
the most part) seems to mention these as factors, yet they are some of the most
toxic materials know.

Best regards,

Dave Kendra




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