UK envoy champions GM crops

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Community attitudes towards cropping biotechnology are shifting in the European region, where resistance has been particularly staunch, says British Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Owen Paterson.

Currently no genetically modified (GM) crops are grown commercially in the UK – although some imported GM commodities like soya are used mainly for animal feed and in some food products.

The UK’s GM cropping policy makes protection of human health and the environment overriding priorities to any decisions to grow crops, and safety assessments are underpinned by the UK’s Food Standards Agency and the European Food Safety Authority.

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