Re: SOC/BIO: Frito-Lay campaign

Date: Fri Feb 18 2000 - 18:12:12 MST

In a message dated 2/18/00 7:08:39 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> I'm as forward thinking as the next guy (well maybe not on this list), but
> personally I'll stick to the old-fashioned food for as long as possible.
> know the general consensus is that GM food is OK. But the same thing was
> thought about such things as cigarette smoking, silicone breasts and
> thalydomide (sp?) once upon a time. Sure maybe GM stuff is harmless, but
> goal is long life. I ain't taking any chances ;)

Smoking and thalydomide are bad, but the bad rap for breast implants was
completely bogus. When the science finally caught up with the hype, you
should have seen the big-dollar plaintiffs' lawyers dropping those cases like
hot potatoes.

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