Saturday, September 20, 2008

This can't be good.


FDA proposes approval process for genetically modified animals!!!!

The regulations would treat genetically engineered creatures like drugs. Critics suggest environmental concerns aren't being given proper weight.
By Karen Kaplan and Thomas H. Maugh II, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
September 19, 2008
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday opened the way for a bevy of genetically engineered salmon, cows and other animals to leap from the laboratory to the marketplace, unveiling an approval process that would treat the modified creatures like drugs.

Full article here:

http://www.latimes.com/technology/la-sci-genetic19-2008sep19,1,293253.story

5 comments:

RhinoChiroCenter said...

That is not good!!!

JenS said...
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JenS said...

www.organicconsumers.org/irrad/
irradiationcomment.htm

JenS said...

Genetically modified meat? Disgusting.

And, the FDA is now allowing irradiation of fruits and vegetables, depleting nutrients but making the food appear fresh. It's all about looks, right? See link above for details.

Kettlebell Athletics said...

More bad news. I'm moving to a farm.