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It’s opponents of GM crops who are harming farmers

| | July 29, 2013

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Had he been born 50 years earlier I can imagine Owen Paterson as a stiff young official on the groundnut scheme. But to damn him, on the strength of his support for GM crops, as a “racist and imperialist”?

That is the charge made by Craig Sams, board member and former chairman of the Soil Association. Gently suggest, as the Environment Secretary did recently, that the West has a moral obligation to share GM technology with developing countries and you are apparently little more than a fascist bootboy.

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