Vermont’s GM labeling won’t kneecap biotech

05/30/2014 09:55:00 AM
Chuck Robinson

The researchers took genes from snapdragons, plants you might find in many a garden, to turn on the anthocyanin genes in the tomatoes.

The problem for the British scientists is the rabid anti-GMO environment in Europe, which kept them from further testing.

So they sent the tomatoes to Canada, where Leamington, Ontario-based New Energy Farms agreed to grow the tomatoes and send juice back to the United Kingdom for analysis.

So there we have our cautionary tale about not taking the anti-GM activists seriously. The colonies may follow the Mother Country into increased anti-GMO craziness.

Or maybe after a couple of hundred years, we have cut the umbilical cord.

A little line about containing GM ingredients is no big whoop. I think GMOs are here to stay.

crobinson@thepacker.com

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Don    
portland  |  June, 04, 2014 at 10:26 AM

I agree they are here to stay just put a label on them. We label every other ingredient why not GMOS. The cost argument is BS. Plus if GMOS are all that biotech says then promote it!

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