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AUTHOR(S)
Nicolson, Nancy
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/1/2009, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the opposition of Scotland's environment minister Roseanna Cunningham to genetically modified (GM) food. She said during an international conference in Switzerland that the country will stand with other countries in opposing the technology. She believes that GM posed risks to the natural environment. The anti-GM stance was a blow to the request of National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland president Jim McLaren to open up the debate on GM.
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39232248

 

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