GENTECH archive 8.96-97
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- Subject: Labelling
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- Date: Tue, 01 Apr 1997 13:48:17 +0000
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Those who claim that labelling of gmo's will make the continuance of
their marketing unviable and therefore be as good as a ban (or at least
helpful in that aim) should take note of the following snippet of
conversation from the gentech mailing list.
> >> Comsumers in the UK have been quite impressed with the (clearly
> >> labelled) "genetically modified" tomato paste. They have commented on
> >> the superior taste of the product, are pleased that it costs less, and
> >> the fact that in now occupies 17% of the paste market is testimony to
> >> this.
> >I'd love to know your source for this.
> The regulatory affairs officer for Zeneca (the company producing the
> tomatoes) Nigel Poole quoted these figures to me recently when he was
> visiting Australia for a conference I was involved with. The cans in
> question (sold though Sainsbury's and Safeways, under these labels)are
> certainly labelled clearly (quite boldly) - I have a can near my computer
I still think the campaign for labelling should be abandoned totally and
an all-out war on gmo's declared.
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