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Re: natural protections

GM AND Organic is really impossible.
And it is far from a good idea to build in these natural protectants into
wytze wrote:

> Hi Rick,
> Not sure what that was all about, but it's good to see some realistic
> viewpoints. I'm with you all the way here. - I always buy all organic
> produce when ever I can get it (and UK commercial supplies are getting
> better all the time). I know my health and the environment is better
> off for it. I'll very happily pay the extra. - But I'd be quite
> unconcerned if it were GM AND organic!
> Man has been using toxic plants as "natural porotectorants" for
> thousands of years. Try to build some of these useful things into a
> crop plant and again the "frankenstein foodsters" are up in arms, -
> whilst happily still consuming thousands of far less well researched
> (beneficial - or not) compounds in herbs and "natural" remedies.
> encl:
> Hi Herve:
> I'll be happy to look up this information.  However, I have never had
> "a will  to ensure millions of  ha of (GE)  crops", only to use the
> tools available to minimise the effect of pesticide use on man and
> the environment, where there are no human health risks, as with
> Bt cotton.
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