GMO regulation: Politicians meddling with little regard for science

| December 6, 2012 |
Be it salmon, eggplant or BPA, the United States, India or France, politicians have insinuated themselves into the regulatory process with little regard for either scientific evidence or the consequences of their meddling. In each of these examples, there is a valuable, exhaustively tested product that poses no appreciable harm to human health or to the natural environment. Yet in the pursuit of prominence, power or votes, politicians have deprived the public of valuable products and discouraged innovation.

Be it salmon, eggplant or BPA, the United States, India or France, politicians have insinuated themselves into the regulatory process with little regard for either scientific evidence or the consequences of their meddling.  In each of these examples, there is a valuable, exhaustively tested product that poses no appreciable harm to human health or to the natural environment.  Yet in the pursuit of prominence, power or votes, politicians have deprived the public of valuable products and discouraged innovation.

View the original article here: Politicians’ Meddling With Regulation Does Not Serve Society Well