Re: SOC/BIO: Frito-Lay campaign

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Fri Feb 18 2000 - 21:32:25 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),
> > personally I'll stick to the old-fashioned food for as long as
> > know the general consensus is that GM food is OK. But the same thing
> > thought about such things as cigarette smoking, silicone breasts and
> > thalydomide (sp?) once upon a time. Sure maybe GM stuff is harmless,
> > 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
>hot potatoes.

Well, perhaps scientists did demonstrate that liquid silicone seaping into
your bloodstream is somehow not a bad thing, I don't know. But I do know
the reason those silicone implant cases got dropped is because Dow Corning
declared bankruptcy.

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