Michael Pollan: California's Prop 37 Fight to Label GMOs Could Galvanize Growing U.S. Food Movement

Oct 24, 2012 Full story: Democracy Now 11

As California voters prepare to vote on whether to label GMOs in food, we go to Berkeley to discuss Prop 37 and its implications for the broader food system with journalist and best-selling author Michael Pollan.

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#1 Oct 24, 2012
Just as long as they allow lobsters and $100 a pound beef to still be shipped to the White House.
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#2 Oct 24, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
Just as long as they allow lobsters and $100 a pound beef to still be shipped to the White House.
They? Who's they? Californians? California lobsters?

Since: Jul 07

Newport News, VA

#3 Oct 24, 2012
there is absolutely no scientific evidence that GM foods are unsafe for humans. greenies don't believe in science?

“your life is great”

Since: Aug 09

you poop in clean water

#4 Oct 24, 2012
GoodNewz wrote:
there is absolutely no scientific evidence that GM foods are unsafe for humans. greenies don't believe in science?
actually there is, you've just chosen to ignore it.
(it's the reason GMO's are banned in most countries, fluoride too)

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#5 Oct 24, 2012
GoodNewz wrote:
there is absolutely no scientific evidence that GM foods are unsafe for humans. greenies don't believe in science?
You keep your head in the sand. Those of us with a broader education know otherwise.

http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Safety/bi...

Has nothing to do with being a "greenie" dipshit - you don't care what your food is made from? How it's made? What you consume?

If you have kids, do them a favor - give them up for adoption - they'll do much better.

Since: Jul 07

Newport News, VA

#6 Oct 24, 2012
TonyT1961 wrote:
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You keep your head in the sand. Those of us with a broader education know otherwise.
http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Safety/bi...
Has nothing to do with being a "greenie" dipshit - you don't care what your food is made from? How it's made? What you consume?
If you have kids, do them a favor - give them up for adoption - they'll do much better.
my how they sputter when one disagrees with them. you're an angry elf! and, i have very healthy children, thank you.

"overall, the current genetically modified crops -- which he says are generally one-gene additions -- are safe. He says no food is 100% safe -- genetically modified or not -- and the odds of having an adverse reaction to a genetically modified food are slim. "Even though we've done all of the tests and everything else, one might say,'Yes, there is still some risk and we don't know the long-term effects.' That's true, but we have enough knowledge about the protein and where it's been introduced, how we've been exposed to it in our food supply in other ways without danger, to have confidence that this is a safe food now."

Gregory Jaffe, director of the Biotechnology Project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a nonprofit, public advocacy group.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#7 Oct 24, 2012
GoodNewz wrote:
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my how they sputter when one disagrees with them. you're an angry elf! and, i have very healthy children, thank you.
"overall, the current genetically modified crops -- which he says are generally one-gene additions -- are safe. He says no food is 100% safe -- genetically modified or not -- and the odds of having an adverse reaction to a genetically modified food are slim. "Even though we've done all of the tests and everything else, one might say,'Yes, there is still some risk and we don't know the long-term effects.' That's true, but we have enough knowledge about the protein and where it's been introduced, how we've been exposed to it in our food supply in other ways without danger, to have confidence that this is a safe food now."
Gregory Jaffe, director of the Biotechnology Project at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a nonprofit, public advocacy group.
No link to your one sided argument?

Forgot the line "we don't know the long term effects"?

You gamble with your health - GMO's should be identified when purchasing any food, so one can make their own choice.

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#8 Oct 25, 2012
Gary wrote:
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They? Who's they? Californians? California lobsters?
No, most in California have the crabs......

Since: Nov 08

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#9 Oct 25, 2012
TonyT1961 wrote:
<quoted text>
You keep your head in the sand. Those of us with a broader education know otherwise.
http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Safety/bi...
Has nothing to do with being a "greenie" dipshit - you don't care what your food is made from? How it's made? What you consume?
If you have kids, do them a favor - give them up for adoption - they'll do much better.
If you ever walk into a open air or super center in Europe, you smell fresh veggies, fruit, fish and cheeses.......in america you smell disenfectant.

“JESUS WOULD IMPEACH THE GOP!!!”

Since: May 09

Lake Success, N.Y.

#10 Oct 29, 2012
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>If you ever walk into a open air or super center in Europe, you smell fresh veggies, fruit, fish and cheeses.......in america you smell disenfectant.
Probably where you live - and that's after you've shopped there.

Since: Nov 08

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#11 Oct 29, 2012
TonyT1961 wrote:
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Probably where you live - and that's after you've shopped there.
Oh my, an attack......= brain empty of facts.....another Obama training technique.

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