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GM crop grant planted in UK: Britons wary

Monday, July 16, 2012


GM crop grant planted in UK: Britons wary

UK scientists have received a US$10 million grant for research into GM crops in one of the biggest investments in the field. The British public remains skeptical of GM foods, a recent report suggesting they pose both environmental and health threats.

The multi-million investment from UK-based charity the Gates Foundation will be used to cultivate GM modified corn, wheat and rice.

Scientists from the John Innes Center are hoping to create a strain of crops that are able to extract nitrogen from the air, thus eliminating the need for chemical ammonia spread on fields..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://www.rt.com/news/gm-uk-genetically-modified-claims-221/

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