The American public is not aware that there might be potential allergenic and toxic reactions. With regular food, at least people know which foods they have an allergy to.
More Quotes from Jeremy Rifkin:The position I took at the time was that we hadn't really examined any of the potential environmental consequences of introducing genetically modified organisms.
We are already producing enough food to feed the world. We already have technology in place that allows us to produce more than we can find a market for.
I know quite a few farmers all over the United States who have tried this and have said the opposite, that they have to use more herbicides, not less. The same holds true with BT.
The public reaction was instant and overwhelmingly in opposition, and Blair was caught by surprise. Here's a man who was wildly popular.
So my attorneys brought litigation in the U.S. federal courts. The judge ruled in our favor.
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