Wednesday, March 26, 2003

Southern Africa and GM technology

After the appalling rejection of food aid by Zambia and others, a study has concluded that GM creates a greater risk to the environment than to humans. In turn, this threat is mainly that genes from GM plants may crossover to non-GM varieties. The report concludes that Southern African countries should consider using biotechnology to improve food production.

Southern Africa ponders safety of gene-altered crops, Planet Ark


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