Now back to an earlier, more serious question:
How do we oppose gene tinkering and other food manipulation in a time of Global crises?
Are proponents of genetically modified food fear-mongerers and opportunists, or practical thinkers?
Foes say the former, but even some scientists say the latter…
All I know is that the idea of eating meat grown in a laboratory vat and designer whole grains is enough to turn me into a carb-free vegan (if such a thing can possibly exist!).
However, I have thankfully never been truly hungry (crazy teenage diet years aside).
Below are some links from today’s New York Times and other papers. There’s a WHOLE lotta info out there as well as opinions. Only time will tell, I guess…
Ok, LOTS of links today on this one!
Biotech: Problems and Politics
Franken-Meat (seriously!) and home grown produce?
So scary even the hungry don’t want it
This one’s really creepy; rice modified with HUMAN genes (Nope, not kidding):
A few more…
Here’s an updated link to NY Times about the rising cost of organic food