Top scientists back Brussels adviser who called GM opponents mad


The Times UK

Opposition to genetically modified crops is a “form of madness”, according to some of Britain’s leading scientists, who have endorsed comments made by the chief scientific adviser to the president of the European Commission

Anne Glover, a Scottish biologist, is facing a campaign to oust her from her European role after she questioned the sanity of GM opponents last year.

Last month, Greenpeace, GM Watch and seven other groups, wrote to Jean-Claude Juncker, the commission’s incoming president, urging him to abolish Professor Glover’s role.

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