Stocks, Caroline
September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/26/2008, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports that British food and farming minister Jeff Rooker has criticized people who opposed genetically modified (GM) crops without looking at the science behind them. Speaking at a fringe meeting at the Labour Party conference, he said opposition to GM crops was a religion based on perception, which was affecting food production across the world. DEFRA secretary Hilary Benn has also expressed that he favor controlled trials to assess the impact GM crops could have on global food production.


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