From Jim Thomas of Greenpeace in New Zealand:
please use this far and wide. its now up on the transcript from the royal commission. The question is why don't the biotech folks apply the same logic to Vit A rice?
"I don't think any of us would disagree that, if an alternative exists to a GE solution, it's to be preferred" Mr Hodson QC acting on behalf of the Life Sciences Network at the New Zealand Royal Commission on Genetic Modification 8th Feb 2001 http://www.gmcommission.govt.nz/inquiry/08FEB01.pdf p3480 or proceedings - line 2