The Grocer: Don't be afraid to make case for GM, Paterson tells farmers

08.01.2013

The Grocer

Published on 3 January 2013 by Julia Glotz

Less than a month after he sparked controversy with pro-GM comments, Defra Secretary of State Owen Paterson has reiterated his support for the technology and urged farmers to not be "afraid" of making the case for GM to the British public.

Speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference ... Paterson said feeding a growing world population and ensuring food security would be possible only if the agricultural sector remained at the forefront of innovation and was open to new technologies, including GM.

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