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Environment Secretary urges UK to embrace GM

IN A speech this morning [Thursday 20th June] Owen Paterson, the environment secretary, called for the UK public to back Genetically Modified (GM) crop production, claiming that Europe was falling behind the rest of the world.   Paterson pointed to a 100-fold increase in the global use of GM in the past 17 years; production…
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