BBC Today: GM sprouts 'could blow away flatulence'


BBC Today

Published 21 December 2012

On theToday Programme, BBC Science Correspondent Tom Feilden humorously reported on the potential to use GM technology in order to produce a ‘flatulence’ free Brussels sprout and asked whether this is what is needed to win over the European public. Feilden includes comments from Rothamsted’s Professor Pickett, on his work producing insect repellent GM crop plants, and Sir David Baulcombe, chair of the Royal Society’s report Reaping the Benefits, who raised the broader issue of GM technologies’ significant role in feeding the growing population.

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