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‘Safer than conventional food’: Push to make UK world GMO leader sparks outrage

20.06.2013 16:20

Britain’s top environment official has called to bring GM to the UK praising it as “a safe and proven innovation” which would help “feed the world”. Green campaigners slammed the push saying that farmers should provide for the globe, not GM giants.

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Anonymous user 28.07.2013 23:24

The insanity of anti-GM advocates continues. Science follows Owen Paterson's words.

 

goat-on-a-stick 21.07.2013 17:41

I like how he says that the UNtested GMO is safer than natural plants. I can't even comprehend how someone could see the logic in that. By that statement alone he's undoubtedly in monsanto's pocket

Anonymous user 21.07.2013 12:45

Does the EU think that nature will not develope a resistance to GM. Nature always wins.

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 16:06

'Safer' are u connected to the company.

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 16:02

"Feed the world" has this UK official never heard of contraception. Bet u he doesn't eat it.

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 13:22

If it's safer than conventional foods, why banned in Par li ament restaurants

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 13:21

hypocrites!!! GM food is banned in Houses of Parliament restaurants

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 13:20

If GM is so safe, why is it banned in par liament restaurants? About to change? ha

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 13:18

If GM is so safe, why is it banned in parliament restaurants? About to change? ha

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 13:17

If GM is so safe, why is it banned in parliament restaurants? About to change? ha

Anonymous user 19.07.2013 12:56

So nice of Paterson to line his pockets while forcing poison on the UK - lets start with his family.

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 04:03

Rogue GMO Monsanto wheat found in Oregon, destroys PNW export to Japan/S. Korea

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 03:59

Todays News - Unapproved GMO rice trials in U.S. have contaminated the world's rice supply

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 03:57

Owen Paterson has not been reading the news about GMO crops getting loose and into the foodchain?

Anonymous user 10.07.2013 03:56

bT corn - The rootworm pest has begun to develop an immunity. GMO wheat destroying US trade recently

Anonymous user 28.06.2013 12:07

GM is not a technology one can switch on or off. You cannot control how it spreads to the environmen

Anonymous user 25.06.2013 23:22

Patterson is a self stated global warming sceptic. Probably why he was chosen for his job.

 

Ann Madhu Toulson-Clarke 24.06.2013 10:54

hypocrites!!! GM food is banned in Houses of Parliament restaurants

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