Re: GM Rice Patent Free --Monsanto

Date: Sat Aug 05 2000 - 11:09:57 MDT

In a message dated 8/5/00 9:14:09 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

<< Biotech behemoth Monsanto, which has heretofore held the patent to
 vitamin-A enriched genetically modified rice, has decided to release the
 patent to the scientists of the world. Vitamin-A is a crucial ingredient
 lacking in the diets of many third-world countries. >>
It also by-passes the inane Rifkins and Euro-purists and gets to the heart of
the situation, the target audience-third world farmers. The cosy, fartheads,
must be really miffed at being superceded, from a busines & propaganda point
of view. Let the hungry decide what food they wish to eat. (Cackling

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