Saturday 24 February, 2024

Farming matters: Paul Temple - 'We must learn lessons from the GMO debate'

As a farmer who took part in the UK Government’s genetically modified (GM) crop farm-scale evaluation trials 20 years ago, and as a passionate advocate of the importance of genetic innovation to healthier and more sustainable food production, I read your article ‘The term ‘gene editing’ is confusing consumers’ (FG, July 26) with an uneasy sense of deja vu and a concern that we must learn from past mistakes.

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Farming matters: Paul Temple - 'We must learn lessons from the GMO debate'

As a farmer who took part in the UK Government's genetically modified (GM) crop farm-scale evaluation trials 20 years ago, and as a passionate advocate of the importance of genetic innovation to healthier...

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