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GMOs: Is food science growing up in Europe as America goes backwards?

| | August 29, 2012

For more than a decade, Europe has been as anti-science as can be imagined regarding genetically modified organisms —  consumer crops that have had their genetic code altered in order to make them easier to farm.

Environmental activists have frequently responded to GM crop trials by vandalizing or destroying them, while scare stories about “Frankenfoods” have been a regular staple of the British media diet. But two developments in the last month show that Europe may be joining the science community again, while California prepares to leave it:

View the original article here: GMOs: Food Science Grows Up In Europe As America Goes Backwards – Science 2.0 (blog)

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