Crop breeding consultant questions GM wheat report

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A WA consultant in crop breeding and biotechnology has questioned the credibility of a report that suggests a variety of genetically modified wheat is potentially fatal. The report by a New Zealand genetics lecturer has found humans eating the CSIRO-developed grain could develop a glycogen storage disease which causes liver failure. The GM variety is being trialed in the ACT. The State Government says there are no plans at this stage to trial the crop in WA.

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