Gene tampering (called "genetic modification" by the same people who call gambling "gaming" and sewer sludge "biosolids") is a terrible idea, said the "extreme environmentalists" who warned that, nature being what it is, it wouldn’t be long before we would see invasive weed species adopting whatever characteristics we created.

Those same “alarmists” warned that gene tampering had nothing to do with helping feed the world, but instead had everything to do with feeding the coffers of a handful of global corporations who were risking the food security of the world for their own profits.

Oh, damn, those extreme environmentalists were right again.

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(h/t: The Union of Concerned Scientists)

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