October 10, 2012 New York Times
Food Expert Michael Pollan Speaks Out on Prop37
The BioTech and food industry is happy to boast about genetically engineered crops in the elite precincts of the op-ed and business pages — as a technology needed to feed the world, combat climate change, solve Africa’s problems, etc. — but still would rather not mention it to the consumers who actually eat the stuff. Presumably that silence owes to the fact that, to date, genetically modified foods don’t offer the eater any benefits whatsoever — only a potential, as yet undetermined risk. So how irrational would it be, really, to avoid them?
FULL ARTICLE...."VOTE FOR THE DINNER PARTY" - Michael Pollan New York Times, October 10, 2012
WHY ANYONE WHO CARES ABOUT FOOD SHOULD VOTE YES ON CALIFORNIA'S PROP37
"What is at stake this time around is not just the fate of genetically modified crops but the public’s confidence in the industrial food chain. That system is being challenged on a great many fronts — indeed, seemingly everywhere but in Washington."