Genetically Modified (GM) Food

Michael Perelman michael at
Sun Feb 28 09:31:09 PST 1999

Brad De Long wrote:

> Modern rubber tomatoes have one big advantage: they are really, really
> cheap because they require really, really little social labor time to
> grow...

The real advantage of rubber tomatoes was their rubberness that allowed them to be shipped over long distances without bruising. This characteristic reduces the social labor time used in transporting them after they are grown. -- Michael Perelman Economics Department California State University Chico, CA 95929

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