Genetic modification

01. 11. 2013
I’m attending a conference on the Safety of Plastics (5 November) and one of the questions we’ve been asked to consider is this: “how to deal with the unintended consequences of precautionism?” So where exactly did this word “precautionism” come from? To be honest, I haven’t...
01. 03. 2010
The assembled great and the good of the NFU must have been absolutely delighted to hear Chris Smith, Chairman of the Environment Agency, extol the benefits of GM technologies earlier in the week. He stressed that he was speaking in a ‘personal capacity’, despite the fact that he...