RE: FDA recalls Starlink

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Mon Nov 06 2000 - 15:18:41 MST

Michael S. Lorrey wrote,
> > Actually it should be much better to eat animals fed this corn and the
> > corn itself than corn that had been massively sprayed the old-fashioned
> > way. The pesticide is in the plant but not necessarily as concentrated
> > in the actual corn.

That's the plan. It probably will be safer.

> what is its 'safe' level? How many tacos does couch potato Jose
> have to eat
> during a football game in order to receive a harmful dose?

We don't know because the human tests haven't been performed yet. That's
why the recall. Nobody has measured how much pesticide makes its way into
the corn itself, or how much one would have to eat to reach toxic levels.

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