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Btw, because Switzerland is not in the EU they were allowed to make this decision for themselves. Otherwise this would have been decided for them in Brussels.
Originally posted by sardion2000
There is caution then there is "bio-ludditism". We should not throw caution to the wind but we mustn't get caught up in dogmatic views on GMO's saying it's "Playing God" or "Messing with Mother Nature". That smells like Faith to me and not Science at all.
Originally posted by Majic
Get... out... of... my... MIIIIIIND!
Also the OrganiTech article is excellent, and I appreciate the referral.
Your point about “Faith” in particular caught my attention, because I am becoming increasingly convinced that many (if not all) “environmental groups”,
including anti-GM food protesters, are actually funded and nurtured by the corporations they protest.
In the case of GM foods, by agreeing with anti-GM activists that extreme caution should be exercised in the development, testing and deployment of GM crops I am taking sides with people I would rather not be in the same room with (for hygienic reasons, mostly).
Originally posted by SkipShipman
The entire GM food promotion is from the twilight zone. Oh yes it is so wonderful. How about a sample article: