Re: Inadvertent media malevolence

Raymond G. Van De Walker (
Tue, 25 May 1999 20:28:49 PDT

On Mon, 24 May 1999 17:58:22 +0000 Damien Broderick <> writes:
>My local suburban rag had a piece today on a man who has persuaded the
>council to `ban' (how?) `genetically modified food'

This might be a rational concern, irrationally described. Plants resist their predators by manufacturing poisons. New forms of the poisons, or new combinations, can easily be toxic to people.

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