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We previously forwarded you the message below.† However, please note the
following corrections:

1) The correct web address is
<http://europa.eu.int/chatbonino/index.htm>http://europa.eu.int/chatbonino/i
ndex.htm

2)The chat with Commissioner Emma Bonino is postponed until Wednesday 24
March, from 6pm to 8pm (CET / GMT+1)

NATURAL LAW PARTY WESSEX
nlpwessex@bigfoot.com
<http://www.btinternet.com/~nlpwessex>www.btinternet.com/~nlpwessex
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Date: 12 March 1999 18:33
Subject: Chance to question EU Commissioner on gmos


>European Commissioner for Consumer Policy, Emma Bonino, is hosting an
>internet chat line session on 15 March on a variety of questions including
>"Are GMOs really dangerous?".
>
>The chat line will operate between 18h and 20hr (GMT+1/CET) and you can log
>on at <http://europa.eu/chatbonino>http://europa.eu/chatbonino†† You will
need
to download specific
>software from the site which is available from there now.† You can already
>submit questions IN ADVANCE, which will be used to launch the session.
>
>Jack Cunningham (UK Cabinet Minister with overall responsibility for
>biotechnology policy) recently sent a list of 46 questions to his advisers
>(leaked to the Guardian newspaper).† One of these was: "Why donít we
require
>a pharmaceutical type analysis of the safety of these foods with proper
>trials?"
>
>It might be helpful if A LOT of people asked Mrs Bonino this question, and
>mentioning that Jack Cunningham would like an answer to this question too.
>
>After all we know it when we are taking pharmaceuticals, but we don't know
>when we are eating GM food.† So if anything testing for GM foods should be
>more rigorous than for pharmaceuticals. At present the opposite is true.
>
>NATURAL LAW PARTY WESSEX
>nlpwessex@bigfoot.com
><http://www.btinternet.com/~nlpwessex>www.btinternet.com/~nlpwessex
>