What do you think of this?

A chance to meet up with friends and have a chat - a general space with the freedom to talk about anything.
User avatar
Green Aura
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 8366
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 8:16 pm
latitude: 58.569279
longitude: -4.762620
Location: North West Highlands

What do you think of this?

Post: #271330 Green Aura
Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:24 am


Never doubt that you can change history. You already have. Marge Piercy

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Anais Nin

Living the good life
Living the good life
Posts: 425
Joined: Sat Apr 28, 2012 10:21 am
Location: West Norfolk, UK

Re: What do you think of this?

Post: #271334 GeorgeSalt
Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:30 am

Looks on the surface like a good article (lots of references, well written), but it's a summary of what's not known. I can see nothing in the article that says that there is a known or proven issue for human/animal health - but lots of potential or might bes that need further research.
Curently collecting recipes for The Little Book of Liqueurs..

A selfsufficientish Regular
A selfsufficientish Regular
Posts: 2101
Joined: Thu Aug 26, 2010 9:57 am

Re: What do you think of this?

Post: #271337 oldjerry
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:09 am

Don't know diddly about the science,but given the name of the website,I'm all for it!!

margo - newbie
margo - newbie
Posts: 3
Joined: Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:35 pm

Re: What do you think of this?

Post: #271345 Hestia
Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:41 pm

Our life in their hands............

User avatar
The Riff-Raff Element
A selfsufficientish Regular
A selfsufficientish Regular
Posts: 1650
Joined: Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:27 pm
Location: South Vendée, France

Re: What do you think of this?

Post: #271349 The Riff-Raff Element
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:30 am

I'm astounded that the EFSA didn't require the companies wishing to sell GMOs in Europe to make full disclosure about what had been inserted where - why did it take research to discover this? I suspect that the risks to human & plant health are probably very small, but the fact that the regulators themselves are not in the know is a scandal.

Biochemistry is a young science: a great deal is understood, but it is pretty clear that a great deal more than this remains to be discovered. Mucking around with stuff that not properly understood is usually a recipe for disaster.

Return to “The ish Local - (Chat)”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests