UK Environmental Minister: Consumers care more about cost of food, not GMO controversy

Consumers no longer care about the issue of GM crops, the [UK] Environment Secretary claims.

Owen Paterson insisted genetically modified products should be cultivated and manufactured in Britain and said they would cut costs for hard-pressed shoppers.

Mr Paterson, a Government cheerleader for the technology, which Britain has resisted, said consumers had accepted a move to allow shops to sell meat from animals raised on GM feed, suggesting public opposition had softened.

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