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New attempt to make progress on GM crops

The European Commission is launching a public relations offensive to try and shift opinions on the cultivation of genetically modified crops in Europe


The first in a series of debates on the risks and benefits of genetically modified crops takes place in Brussels today (17 March), as the European Commission kicks off its latest attempt encourage their cultivation. The Commission said the discussions will be used to inform future policy making, prompting a fresh wave of lobbying from pressure groups seeking to influence the debate.

The debate on GM risk assessment and management, chaired by John Dalli, the Health and...



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