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Posted on 2005.10.17 at 10:53
There's been a lot of talk about GMOs and cloning in the news recently and that got me to wondering. What are your views on the matter?

Poll #592184 Yummy GMO's

Do you know what a GMO is?

yes - intimately
4(57.1%)
yes - but not a whole lot
3(42.9%)

How do you feel about the introduction of GMO's into your food-chain?

I'm okay with GMOs - without reservation
0(0.0%)
It's okay, if the food is properly labeled
1(14.3%)
I'm uneasy about GMO's but would eat them in small quantities
1(14.3%)
I'm uneasy about GMO's and would avoid them.
5(71.4%)
GMO's have no place in our foodchain.
0(0.0%)

I feel about GMOs the way I do because:

I understand the science and it's safe.
0(0.0%)
I understand the science but don't think it's been tested long enough.
3(42.9%)
I don't feel that we should tamper with our foodchain
2(28.6%)
I don't fully trust the scientists not to have an agenda.
1(14.3%)
I have religious issues about messing with nature
0(0.0%)
Other
1(14.3%)

Yes, other. In 255 characters or less....

CLONED food....

Yes, I'd eat cloned meat.
1(14.3%)
No, I won't eat cloned meat.
3(42.9%)
Other
3(42.9%)

my thoughts on cloned food/meat are

I (the respondant) have another (on-topic) question....


Comments:


Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-10-17 17:01 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Neph,

It wouldn't be a good idea to clone me. We'd all end up at your door - only to fight for the privilege of asking you out first. What a demented ruckus that would be. Your neighbours would freak.
She shoots, SHE SCORES!!
pisceandreamer at 2005-10-18 02:53 (UTC) (Permanent link)
OK, I have to ask stupid question #1 before I can answer anything else...

GMO = Genetically Modified ?? (I can only think Objects and that just doesn't sound right...)
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2005-10-18 02:58 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Not a stupid question at all...

See:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_organism
as well as
http://www.netlink.de/gen/home.html
to start.

(But eat first.)
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