The cost of spurning GM crops is too high
e benefits of the technology far outweigh any risks and we must embrace the opportunities created by it. The term "genetic modification" provokes widespread fears about the corporate control of agriculture, and of the unknown. However, results from 25 years of EU-funded research show that there is "no scientific evidence associating GM plants with higher risks for the environment or for food and feed safety than conventional plants and organisms".
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