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Another problem for GMOs 

This National Research Council report on GMOs will get enormous play in Europe. As The New York Times writes, the report concludes “it will be difficult to completely prevent genetically engineered plants and animals from having unintended environmental and public health effects”.

What I suspect will get lost in the coverage in Europe (where public and media are largely anti-GMOs), is that the report does not deal with whether there are likely to be any serious environmental or public health effects. It’s just about the effectiveness or otherwise of bioconfinement techniques.

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