Prof Stefan Jansson video: No line separates GMO and non-GMO plants, foods

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Genetically modified (GM) plants is a sensitive issue, despite the fact that scientific data has shown that they are no more or no less risky for human health or the environment than those that we eat today. Yet, the legislation makes it in reality forbidden to use them in the EU. If there are laws that prohibits the use of GM plants, one may think that it should be possible to define what a GM plant is. The lecture will explain how advances in biology has taken away the borderline between GM and ”non-GM” plants.”

[Stefan Jansson] is professor in Plant Cell- and Molecular Biology at Umeå Plant Science Centre/Umeå University. . . .He is member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and takes often part in the public debate, for example on GMOs.

Or watch video here: To be or not be a GMO, that is the question

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