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Letter: A modified choice

Sir: The only wholly accurate statement about GM foods was made by Francis Bacon about 400 years ago: "Those counsels to which Time hath not been called, Time will not ratify." Such was the case with asbestos, DDT, Thalidomide, umpteen poisonous agricultural chemicals, animal offal in cattle feed, BSE and so on. The public obviously share Bacon's common- sense view.


Fort William, Inverness