08 Apr '11, 7am

Bipartisan Bill Would Ban GMO Salmon Completely

Bipartisan Bill Would Ban GMO Salmon Completely

What an ignorant cartoon. The digestive acids in your stomach will not know the difference between a wild salmon and a farm-raised GM salmon. A salmon that reaches maturity faster consumes less fish-meal feed, and is therefore better for the environment. Unlike the pollen from GM crops, eggs and milt from farm-raised fish are not going to waft through the air and contaminate other species. You have been eating GM crops and all the many things made from them for years: corn, sweet corn, soy, sugarcane, rapeseed, tomatoes, potatoes, rice, some squash, peppers, beets, etc. You may be wearing GM cotton. Isn't making plants insect-resistant better than drenching fields in pesticide? Global warming is causing insects to flourish and expand their 'territories.' I am all for organic foods and preserving heritage varieties, but I am sick of people getting all worked up over science...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/real-food/blog/bipartisan-bil...

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