Despite Alaskan Senator’s protests, GM food is old hat

| | June 1, 2012
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Somebody please get Sen. Lisa Luddite Murkowski, R-Alaska, down off her high-flying Frankenfish. Enough with the pandering to Alaska commercial fishing interests. Genetic manipulation of food is what humans do. We were doing it indiscriminately and accidentally for thousands of years. Then Gregor Mendel came along in the 1800s to figure out the basic principle of genetics, and we started playing with genes in a much more scientific way.

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