The GLP is committed to full transparency. Download and review our 2019 Annual Report

UK: Row erupts over GM ‘agenda setting’ claims

| | November 2, 2012

This article or excerpt is included in the GLP’s daily curated selection of ideologically diverse news, opinion and analysis of biotechnology innovation.

Anti-GM lobby groups Genewatch UK and GM Freeze have published information which they believe shows GM companies such as Monsanto, Bayer and BASF are ‘setting the agenda’ for agricultural research in the UK. They also claim the UK Government has done a ‘secret deal to promote GM in Britain and abroad’ and is supporting a move to ‘push Monsanto propaganda in schools’. Defra said the claims were ‘completely inaccurate and any accusation to the contrary is totally unfounded’.

View the original article here: Row erupts over GM ‘agenda setting’ claims – Farmers Guardian

News on human & agricultural genetics and biotechnology delivered to your inbox.
Optional. Mail on special occasions.

Send this to a friend