When more regulation is better

Re: When more regulation is better

Postby JimC » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:03 am

With GMO, it should be judged on a case by case basis. Putting new proteins to confer pest resistance into a non-food crop like cotton has less potential ramifications than adding one to food crops, which is not intrinsically unsound, but requiring more careful testing. As well, some trends are definitely disturbing. There are serious ecological ramifications to making, via GM techniques, food crops resistant to a proprietary herbicide, then spraying the shit out of every crop...
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby laklak » Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:24 pm

We wouldn't need GMOs if we'd just get rid of about 5 billion ground apes.
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby BarnettNewman » Sun Dec 31, 2017 7:55 pm

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/28/us/bronx-fire/index.html

All that was required to save twelve lives were self closing doors. Thay are mandatory in most parts of the developed world.
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby laklak » Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:07 pm

Well, it was the Bronx.
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby rainbow » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:13 am

Typical Third World incompetence.
http://ewn.co.za/2018/01/01/liverpool-c ... year-s-eve

In the civilised world, they might have installed fire sprinklers :thinks:
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby Feck » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:45 am

JimC wrote:With GMO, it should be judged on a case by case basis. Putting new proteins to confer pest resistance into a non-food crop like cotton has less potential ramifications than adding one to food crops, which is not intrinsically unsound, but requiring more careful testing. As well, some trends are definitely disturbing. There are serious ecological ramifications to making, via GM techniques, food crops resistant to a proprietary herbicide, then spraying the shit out of every crop...

There is nothing wrong with the tech, it is as you say the application
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby Tero » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:55 pm

Oh yeah, golden rice. Vitamins for poor people.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_rice
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby Tero » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:51 am

Trump says kill all the birds you like. Migratory bird treaty to be ignored:
https://news.nationalgeographic.com/201 ... vironment/
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby Tero » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:05 am

Food production regulation:
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hazard_ ... rol_points

This is what the Government requires to prevent salmonella, listeria etc poisonings.

It’s contained within this bigger monster set of regulations
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Title_2 ... egulations
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby Tero » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:09 am

Bankers and investors never learn. Regulation is good for banks.
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Re: When more regulation is better

Postby Tero » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:16 pm

Trump continues: Americans first, critters last.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... al-reviews
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