[internetworkers] Genetically modified foods - (was fahrenheit911, at a theater near you!)
ianmeyer at mac.com
Thu Jun 24 12:36:27 EDT 2004
the genes were modified, were they not?
sounds to me like whatever rules there are for the definition of GM
need to be more common sense and less legalese
On Jun 24, 2004, at 11:14 AM, Michael Best wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ian Meyer [mailto:ianmeyer at mac.com]
>> yeah, a rule like, if you say is isn't GM, then it can't be GM.
> Regarding herbicide resistance, I remember reading an article about
> some of
> the different cases of this. Apparently, in one case, the company used
> radiation to randomly alter DNA in seeds and then tested the resulting
> plants for herbicide resistance. After many tries they found what they
> wanted. Because of the method used, this particular plant was not
> considered genetically modified.
> -- Michael Best
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