Tuesday, May 16, 2006

QuoteBot: Lipstick on a guinea pig?

"These companies are literally treating their customers like guinea pigs."

Lisa Archer, a senior campaigner for Friends of the Earth
During a conference call with reporters today. Environmental activist groups called for sunscreens with nanoscale ingredients to be pulled from the market. Story here.

Update: And the National Association of Manufacturers is telling the neo-Luddites just what they can do with their hammers:

Once again industry is forced to respond to unfounded allegations by a group with a very definite -- and anti-progress -- agenda. We should let nanotechnology flourish, and tell the Luddites to get out of the way. More here

A new wrinkle for Eddie Bauer
Don't hate me because I'm nano-beautiful
Nerd American Idol
Show your face, Procter & Gamble
NPR can't tell Crichton from cosmetics

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