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Re: E-M:/ GM crops crossing w/ native plants



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Enviro-Mich message from <williamtobler@critterswoods.org>
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Excuse my dumbness, but are GM crops "genetically modified"?


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From: "David Stimac Photography" <davelist@davidstimac.com>
To: <enviro-mich@great-lakes.net>
Sent: Thursday, January 02, 2003 9:20 PM
Subject: E-M:/ GM crops crossing w/ native plants


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> Enviro-Mich message from "David Stimac Photography"
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> This is been discovered in the UK, but is fuel for caution here:
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> http://shorl.com/jastamelokifry  (complete article)
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> GM crops are breeding with plants in the wild
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> Independent UK "Alarming new results from official trials of GM crops s>
commercially in Britain. The results, in a new Government report, s
> show - for the first time in Britain - that genes from GM crops are
> interbreeding on a large scale with conventional ones, and also with
> weeds. The report is so devastating to the Government's case for GM
> crops that ministers last week sought to bury it by slipping the
> first information on it out on the website of the Department of the
> Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on Christmas Eve, the one
> day in the year when no newspapers are being prepared."    [.]
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> Dave Stimac
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