Genetically modified food: consternation, confusion, and crack‐up

@article{Horton2000GeneticallyMF,
  title={Genetically modified food: consternation, confusion, and crack‐up},
  author={R. Horton},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2000},
  volume={172}
}
  • R. Horton
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Medical Journal of Australia
How do policymakers make policy. . . when the scientific evidence is inconclusive? "THE GREAT PIONEERS of our subject were tormented by crises of belief and uncertainty, which we need to understand in facing our own problems today. It is only today, after 70 years, that such understanding is coming within our reach and may soon slip out of our reach,"! Did this desperate plea come recently from a scientist in defensive retreat? A scientist, perhaps, embroiled in the debate about genetically… Expand

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