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Re: Insert a Single Spider Gene into a Female Goat. Milk Regularly. Got Silk.

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Posted by Kerrie on June 26, 2002 at 05:29:27:

In Reply to: Re: Insert a Single Spider Gene into a Female Goat. Milk Regularly. Got Silk. posted by GoatWorld on June 25, 2002 at 23:20:55:

I would hate to find the goats hanging from the ceiling some morning.
Seriously, genetics is a wonderful thing. But when it comes to our food sources, I think we should worry. Not only do we not know enough long term effects on health. We don't know anything about the effects on the enviorment. Bio-engineering and genetists are only 2 yrs ahead of pests and diseases of grain producing plants, this means our food supply would be in grave danger if they could not come up with a resistant cultivar to some pests and diseases for just 1 year. This means corn ,wheat (especially) and soy beans plus some of the fruits and veggies we eat everyday. I think the more self sufficient you are the better off you will be. Ok sorry I will get off my soap box now.

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