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Re: Safety


This is (a) produced by a government agency, and (b) relates to pest-related 
and environmental issues. I am specifically looking for a study that is both 
(a) independent of either the biotechnology industry and a government body, 
but rather published in an independent peer-reviewed scientific journal, and 
(b) a feeding study demonstrating that these foods are safe for humans to 

Please remember that a legitimate feeding study would have to pass human 
testing after animal testing is done, and that it would have to allow for a 
latency period so that it can check for long-term and genetic damage. Genetic 
damage won't show up in humans after a year or two years, in most cases. 
However, even an animal study of reasonable length (6 months) would be 

- Nina Moliver

In a message dated 5/12/1999 1:09:11 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< Nina, and list,
 You can sort through the lingo, but the safety data is there.
 Bill Brooks >>