Last week Washington State’s Senate voted to ban Atlantic salmon by 2025. This is in response to the escape of Atlantic salmon from a Cooke Aquaculture farm site. The action is over-zealous and out of proportion to the potential harm the escaped fish might bring.
Genetic engineering of foods arouses great passion. Those who are either for or against will ardently seek to convince others of the inherent propriety of their viewpoints. The GMO discussion and all the words it has devoured is like a three-act pirouette. It just spins in place, going nowhere endlessly.