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GM crops retreat

Issue No. 1672

THE GOVERNMENT announced last week that there is to be a three year pause in the commercial growing of genetically modified (GM) crops. This climbdown follows the public outcry at the health risks and environmental dangers GM crops pose. The three year pause is welcome, but not nearly long enough to determine the long term damage GM crops can cause.


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Sat 13 Nov 1999, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1672
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