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The problem with GM food is the patent

| | January 9, 2013
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The acrimonious debate and serious lobbying that developed around California’s Proposition 37, which would have required the labelling of genetically-modified ingredients in food products had it passed, is an indication that the subject inspires extreme views and involves big money. But an interesting post in Slate argues that GM labelling is really a minor issue compared to the main problem — gene patents.

View the original article here: The Main Problem With Patented GM Food Is The Patent, Not The Fact That It’s GM

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