Britain woos German GM crop developer

19.01.2014

The Sunday TImes

Published 19 January 2014

Ministers have begun a campaign to lure agricultural research companies to Britain in the face of EU policies that have been blamed for stifling the development of genetically modified foods.

Last week Owen Paterson, the environment secretary, met executives from the German chemicals giant BASF, which decided two years ago to move its plant science headquarters to America amid an increasingly hostile political and consumer climate towards GM food in Europe.

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