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- Subject: Re: query
- From: Werner Reisberger <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 10:02:57 +0100
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On Fri, Jan 29, 1999 at 11:23:25AM +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> An applicant for Bt corn field-testing here in the Philippines claims
> that "WHO and FAO have declared Insect-Protected Corn is as safe for
> food and feed as any conventionally derived corn varieties."
> I would like to ask help in confirming whether the World Health Org.
> and the Food and Agric. Org. really declared such a thing. In fact, I
> would appreciate getting the actual text of the latest WHO or FAO
> statement on this issue.
I wouldn't value such statements if there isn't any source mentioned.
The applicant has to give proof of his claims.
Generally it's a rather complicated process before International
Organisations issue a common opinion about such a controversial
matter. In most cases such statements are well covered by the press.
- From: Roberto Verzola <email@example.com>