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Re: Recalling GMOs, Labelling and safety

Maybe because of the difference between "on" and "in". I can wash off the 5% 
pesticides on an organic crop. Genetically tampering cannot be washed off.

- Nina

In a message dated 5/26/1999 11:40:24 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< I think I should point out here that pesticides can get onto organic crops,
 but there's a threshold level for this. The organic industry is willing to
 consider food organic, even if up to 5% was produced nonorganically.
 Why is there a 5% threshold for pesticides, and a 0% for GM pollen?