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What is a person with a conscience to think about the fraught and complex issue of genetic modification (GM)? Picking sides used to be easy: if you were green, you were against GM because it was unnatural and industrial.
On the other side were the free market capitalists and biological engineers, optimistic about GM, unfazed by its presence in the food chain, and in favour of field trials.
Now, though, the more nuanced aspects of this debate are beginning to find voice.
Read the full article here: GM: time for a more nuanced debate