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Re: butterflies, etc


I will have to check that one out - thanks Gene. First I have to get over
reading about all the chemical dumping in eastern WA. that was supposed to
be good for the soil. There are some scary things going on.

Nora
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2003 4:35 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] butterflies, etc


> If you want to be entertained and have your blood chilled, read "Oryx and
> Crake" by Margaret Atwood of The Handmaid's Tale fame. GE taken to the
> future.
>     Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Do you live near crop areas? I f so ,I would put my money on genetic
> > engineered crops. Things like B.T. in corn crops will be impacting
> > butterflies for some time I think.
> > I read a watch dog report in OG recently  that referred to a report from
a
> > former FDA official who said that they are ill prepared to monitor
> > Monsanto's GE crops. Currently they are testing plants that are
engineered
> > to produce pharmaceuticals. Corn spliced with pig vaccine strayed into
soy
> > bean crops meant for humans. For the lapse they were fined $250,000 then
> > they were given 3.5 Million interest free from the federal government .
> That
> > should teach them!  We should all be worried about this.
> >
> > Nora
>
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