GE Plum Deregulated Despite Overwhelming Public Rejection

Institute for Science In Society Press Release 26 July 2007

Transgenic Plum Gets USDA Non-regulated Status Based on False Claims of Safety

Prof. Joe Cummins and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho rebut USDA conclusion that transgenic DNA and RNA are non-toxic.

After receiving over 1700 public comments on its GE “Honeysweet” plum, which opposed it at a rate of over 100 to 1, (1725 to 1708) the USDA approved its use anyway.

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