Food For Thought

Farmers have increased area planted with GM crops by over 50 times in last decade. Farmers have increased area planted with GM crops by over 50 times in last decade. But there are no studies on the long-term effects of eating GM food or the effects those crops can have on the environment.

Many imported cereals, cheese, chocolates and locally made products with imported ingredients get grouped as Genitally modified foods.

Some bureaucrats in the Health Ministry want to limit the amount of GM food coming in to the country to protect consumers.

In Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein an experiment to create new life goes horribly wrong.

Attempts to correct the mistake later, fail. Frankenstein the creator scientist is ultimately killed by his own creation.

Green movement says a similar mistake with unknown consequences is being made, by allowing the use of genetically modified food.

Most foodstuffs available in supermarkets from milk powder to chocolates they say have genetic modifications or “Frankenfoods”.

But marketers and food labels here,