Frankenfoods? Hardly.

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    http://www.greenclippings.co.za/gc_main/article.php?story=20040220125900175

    Interestingly, such concerns exist only among those who are not starving to death.

    Presently your local grocery store is stocked full of genetically modified food. Chances are every single banana you've ever eaten in your life was a clone of the same plant, which itself was a genetically adapted hybrid.

    There is no danger from GM foods.

    I don't know if the obstruction from Europe to allowing African countries to grow GM grains is genuienly a good-will reaction of fear or instead a homeland agricultural protectionist scheme, but if we can perhaps help feed millions of people starving around the world there is absolutely no reason why we shouldn't try.
     
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    Some of the arguments against the issue of GM grains in under developed nations go from stupid to just plain rediculous.
    I for one am in favour of allowing African countries to grow GM grains. Cultivation methods, and food distribution are bigger contributors to starvation than GM grains.
     
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