[ExI] what if

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 8 21:58:54 UTC 2023

Yes,  Spike you are right. But thousands of people in Africa are starving
because their governments won't use GMO seeds (damned environmental
extremists) - (I did see where some of them are changing) - My question
really is when will the change occur - from GMO is a bad thing to GMO is a
good thing?  billw

On Wed, Nov 8, 2023 at 2:33 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf Of
> BillK via extropy-chat
> Sent: Wednesday, 8 November, 2023 11:54 AM
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> Cc: BillK <pharos at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [ExI] what if
> On Wed, 8 Nov 2023 at 19:17, spike jones via extropy-chat
> <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> > Been there, several years ago.  It was an early experiment in marketing,
> where they simultaneously advertised GMO and non-GMO.  The latter sold
> better, so now it is only non-GMO and no label.
> >
> > spike
> > _______________________________________________
> >...I'm not sure what eagerly advertise means.
> By law any products containing GMO must be labelled as bioengineered or GMO
> foods so that consumers know what they are buying.
> <
> https://www.fda.gov/food/agricultural-biotechnology/gmo-crops-animal-food-a
> nd-beyond
> <https://www.fda.gov/food/agricultural-biotechnology/gmo-crops-animal-food-and-beyond>
> >
> Quote:
> >...It is very likely you are eating foods and food products that are made
> with ingredients that come from GMO crops. Many GMO crops are used to make
> ingredients that Americans eat such as cornstarch, corn syrup, corn oil,
> soybean oil, canola oil, or granulated sugar.
> -------------------
> BillK
> _______________________________________________
> BillK, everything we eat is most likely genetically modified.  All the farm
> products, both plant and beast, are genetically modified organisms.  If one
> goes into edible plants that can be found in nature, or devours wild game,
> one soon realizes why genetic modification is a really good thing.
> Advertising doesn't need to make sense.  It only needs to sell products.
> We
> now have a system were some foods are advertised or labeled as GMO when
> likely everything in that store is genetically modified.
> spike
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