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November 14, 2000


The case for and against genetically modified food



Check the website http://www.nutrinews.com/public/home/index.cfm for a
counter-piece against the GM food as I reproduce the pro-GM food article
below. There is also a forum on the subject at this site. The opposing
article has many sweeping statements and gross distorsion of truth. I
suggest you read the article on the site and let your voice be heard on
the issue at the forum,
The case for genetically modified food

By Elizabeth Whelan, Sc.D., Special to NutriNews

These are critical times in food production, when we must finally face the
twin facts of increasing human population and declining farming acreage.
We must make choices on how best to use what land is left -- a job mankind
has always left to technology.

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