In 1999 Canadian Geneticist David Suzuki said,
“We are performing a massive experiment. The results will only be known after millions of people have been exposed to (GMO foods) for decades…Any politician or scientist who tells you these products are safe is either very stupid or lying. The hazards of these foods are uncertain. In view of our enormous ignorance, the premature application of biotechnology is downright dangerous.”
Currently in Western Australia a farmer who lost his organic produce licence has taken his neighbour to court over contamination from his genetically modified canola crop in a closely-watched test case.
Steve Marsh’s case against his neighbour Michael Baxter began in Western Australia’s Supreme Court on Monday, seeking damages and a permanent injunction to protect his farm from future contamination.
Marsh lost organic certification on 70 percent of his land in 2010 after swathes and seed from Baxter’s farm blew onto his property, resulting in “great financial hardship and an uncertain future”.
His legal team said the case could set an important benchmark on farming.
And not on the issue of food danger, but the legal bullyboy tactics of Monsanto on GMO, have a look at this very disturbing movie;