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Concern over Australian GM wheat – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on September 12th, 2012.

Two scientists, working in conjunction with the Safe Food Foundation in Australia, claim CSIRO-developed genetically modified wheat may have unintended effects on humans. However other experts disagree with their assessment of the risks associated with the modified crop. Professor Jack Heinemann of the University of Canterbury, NZ, and Associate Professor Judy Carman, a biochemist at Flinders […]

Anti-GM wheat group stirs debate in UK – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on May 3rd, 2012.

Independent scientists have commented on an open letter from UK researchers whose field trial of genetically modified  wheat has been threatened by an anti-GM activist group. Protesters from a group called Take the Flour Back have declared their intent to put an end to an trial experiment with GMO wheat in the UK. The trial […]

UK scientists call on anti-GM group to reconsider threats

John Kerr posted in on May 2nd, 2012.

“Reconsider before it is too late” is the request put forward in an open letter from UK scientists whose field trial of genetically modified  wheat has been threatened by an anti-GM activist group. Protesters from a group called Take the Flour Back have declared their intent to put an end to an trial experiment with […]

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