Rather than debating genetically modified food, we should be discussing the problems it is intended to solve

Just mentioning genetic modification (GM) creates division. The anti-GM lobby sees red mist, the pro-GM lobby seemingly wants to roll out the red carpet and others see GM as a red herring, a distraction from other (more easily acceptable) solutions to our huge food challenges.

My reaction? To be honest, my heart sinks. I’m fed up with arguments that GM is necessary to give us enough food in the future, but also tired with those who dismiss the technologies out of hand.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS