Pages

Jump to bottom

9 comments

1 researchok  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 4:21:18pm

Well, opposition to GMO crops is one more sacred cow which just got gored.

I'm reminded of the opposition to irradiated food- did that ever really go away?

2 Locker  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 4:27:12pm

All the food we eat is already genetically modified. We just did it the slow way. I'm pretty sure tangelos weren't in the garden of eden.

3 freetoken  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 4:30:49pm

I still protest the GMO business model. It's far too easy for the worlds largest corporations to end up controlling agriculture.

4 Jimmah  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 5:02:40pm

re: #1 researchok

Well, opposition to GMO crops is one more sacred cow which just got gored.

I'm reminded of the opposition to irradiated food- did that ever really go away?

Oh yes, all those fears about the 'DNA of the food being changed', into, presumably, either a form of DNA that is poisonous in itself, or one that will somehow boot the dead organism back to life so that the altered DNA can then start the production of evil toxins.

They aren't even buying that anymore on the Jamie Oliver forum, (and they can usually be counted on to swallow any anti-foodtech stuff without chewing).

5 researchok  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 5:15:23pm

re: #3 freetoken

I still protest the GMO business model. It's far too easy for the worlds largest corporations to end up controlling agriculture.

They already do.

6 ProBosniaLiberal  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 5:43:06pm

re: #5 researchok

Well, we need to fix that.

7 Jaerik  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 5:50:58pm

If you read the speech, it's interesting to see how opposition to GMO's has itself caused the GMO business model to be exclusively monopolized by the largest corporations.

8 Spocomptonite  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 6:34:08pm

re: #3 freetoken

I still protest the GMO business model. It's far too easy for the worlds largest corporations to end up controlling agriculture.

I protest the patent system, not the GMO business model. Companies should be able to grow, breed, and sell the seeds/plants. They shouldn't be able to claim ownership on a crop that didn't come direct from their facilities because they own the very DNA that plant and its offspring have.

9 jogiff  Fri, Jan 4, 2013 9:32:20pm

Good god, those comments are atrocious. Anti-GMO activists are annoyingly persistent. Back when Prop 37 was on the ballot and almost every newspaper opposed it, the online versions were absolutely full of people accusing the newspapers of being in Monsanto's pockets.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Regina Spektor - “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” - Official Video (From Kubo and the Two Strings) Regina Spektor’s performance of George Harrison’s classic, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” from Kubo and the Two Strings' Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, available now. The epic action-adventure film from acclaimed animation studio LAIKA hits theaters Friday, August 19th. The ...
Tarkloon
1 hour, 21 minutes ago
Views: 45 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
East Oakland Gunman Jesse Enjaian Investigated for Stalking During Law School The ABC7 News I-Team dug into the past of East Oakland shooting suspect Jesse Enjaian and found some real contrasts. The young man was a brilliant student who had a promising career but over the last few weeks, he ...
Tarkloon
8 hours, 29 minutes ago
Views: 120 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 5 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Concrete Blonde - JoeyMusic video by Concrete Blonde performing Joey (Digitally Remastered).
Tarkloon
1 day, 1 hour ago
Views: 155 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Hippo Campus - Way It Goes (Live at Icehouse for the Current) Hippo Campus perform "Way It Goes" from their forthcoming album 'Landmark', at an album preview concert live at Icehouse in Minneapolis. Tune in to The Local Show, February 19, 2017 to hear the full performance, and watch this space ...
Tarkloon
1 day, 2 hours ago
Views: 156 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Gary Clark Jr - the Healing Live (Official Video) Official Video for Gary Clark Jr's "The Healing (Live)" from the upcoming new live album 'Live/North America 2016' available March 17th. Pre-Order now at wbr.ec Directed by: Diego NavarroExecutive Producer: Devin SarnoArt Director: Diego NavarroAnimation Director: Fernanda Roque2D Animators: ...
Tarkloon
1 day, 2 hours ago
Views: 143 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Grouplove - Hollywood [Genero Official Selection] We partnered with Genero to have their creators make music videos for each song on our new album, Big Mess. This is the official selection for 'Hollywood' created by Jeff Doiron! Big Mess Available Now: smarturl.it Stream: smarturl.it Follow ...
Tarkloon
1 day, 12 hours ago
Views: 163 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Michael Flynn May Have Committed Felony With Russia Contact The Washington Post reports Michael Flynn may have lied to the FBI about his discussions with Russia about sanctions, but Trump is still focused on attacking the media and leakers. Ari Melber speaks with Naveed Jamali, Jack Rice, and ...
Tarkloon
1 day, 14 hours ago
Views: 338 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Future Islands: Ran Tonight Show Performance Music guest Future Islands performs "Ran" for the Tonight Show audience. Subscribe NOW to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: bit.ly Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Weeknights 11:35/10:35cGet more Jimmy Fallon: Follow Jimmy: @JimmyFallonLike Jimmy: facebook.com Get ...
Tarkloon
1 day, 16 hours ago
Views: 370 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Child’s Play: Team Trump Rewrites a Department of Energy Website for Kids In short order, the EIA created “Energy Kids,” which now features energy-themed sudoku and crossword puzzles, colorful pie charts and a know-it-all mascot called Energy Ant. Images of a school bus parked between a coal plant and an oil ...
Tarkloon
1 day, 16 hours ago
Views: 451 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Scientists Claim Existence of Drowned Pacific Ocean Continent "It's rather frustrating for us geologists with the oceans being there," said Nick Mortimer, a geologist at GNS Science in Dunedin, New Zealand. "If we could pull the plug on the oceans it would be clear to everyone we ...
Tarkloon
1 day, 16 hours ago
Views: 848 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0