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Bernard83 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:32 AM
And if everyone farmed the really old fashioned way, like my grandfather did, they'd be complaining about E.coli contamination and wanting to sue the farmers.
Illbay Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 9:35 AM
Well...most of 'em would be dead, as David Malthus warned, because we wouldn't have the capacity to feed the population we have now.

But then, the environmentalist wackos would be just fine with that.
We in the media rarely lie to you.

But that leaves plenty of room to take things wildly out of context.

That's where most big scare stories come from, like recent headlines about GM foods. GM means "genetically modified," which means scientists add genes, altering the plant's DNA, in this case to make the crop resistant to pests.

Last week, Poland joined seven other European countries in banning cultivation of GM foods.

The politicians acted because headlines screamed about how GM foods caused huge tumors in rats. The pictures of the rats are scary. Some have tumors the size of tennis...