Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Be open about GMOs | Bangkok Post: opinion

Be open about GMOs | Bangkok Post: opinion: "Be open about GMOs"

Readers of the Bangkok Post are likely well aware of the misleading information around genetically modified organisms (GMOs). But are policy makers? In this article, Food For Thought, Darunee Edwards, president of the Food... 

She presents ChileBIO as a non-profit biotechnology group providing evidence that GM crops are safe for humans and animals. A simple background check finds the ChileBIO association counts six members: Dupont, Bayer, BASF, DOW, Monsanto and Syngenta. Are these the companies that excel by non-profit principles? They have probably financed and controlled all the research that Ms Darunee refers to. 

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