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Guilty as charged on science of GM food

Should we pay more attention to the science of genetically modified crops before campaigning against the introduction of GM food in developing countries? Yes, but science is not the only issue.

Scientists opt for diplomatic silence on GM foods

The international politics of genetically-modified foods may deny scientists the opportunity to debate the subject at the forthcoming Planet Under Pressure 2012 conference.

What does the FAO really think?

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization appears to be cautious about the potential of GM technology to develop drought-resistant maize for Africa. It’s also cautious about the potential of organic farming.

USAID program charged with seed theft in India

A genetically-modified food project funded by the US Agency for International Development faces legal action for bio-piracy offences. The National Biodiversity Authority of India has published its decision to allow the case to proceed.

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