UK government should talk up benefits of GM crops

01.07.2014

Financial Times

Genetically modified crops would help the UK grow more of its own food, according to the Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.

“The government should do more to inform the public about the potential beneficial impacts of growing GM crops in the UK,” the MPs say in their report on food security. “It should encourage an evidence-led public debate about GM crops and also counter food safety fears about the consumption of GM.”

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