Australia grapples with GM wheat

Last month, a group of Australian scientists published a warning to the citizens of the country and of the world who collectively gobble up some $34 billion annually of its agricultural exports. The warning concerned the safety of a new type of wheat. 

As Australia’s number-one export, a $6-billion annual industry, and the most-consumed grain locally, wheat is of the utmost importance to the country. A serious safety risk from wheat – amad wheat disease of sorts – would have disastrous effects for the country and for its customers.

View the original article here: How Dangerous Is Genetically Modified Food?

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