GM crops to be fast-tracked in UK following EU vote
GM crops look set to be brought to the UK market speedily after MEPs approve new legislation allowing countries to choose whether to grow the crops, in a rubber-stamping vote on Tuesday (13 January).
Truss backs GM crops despite strong opposition
Environment Secretary Liz Truss has thrown her weight behind genetically modified (GM) food, saying the technology can have a positive environmental impact.
Plant scientists urge Europe to stop blocking GM trials on 'political' grounds
Twenty-one of Europe's most prominent plant scientists have signed an open letter warning that Europe may lose its prime research position unless field trials are allowed of genetically modified (GM) plant varieties that have been judged safe.