Transgenic grains: Incentive measures for banning GMOs in all of Europe?

GMO cultivation 1996-2009 (millions of hectares; source: ISAAA) by Fafner / Wikimedia *

The debate about the possible harmful effects of GM foods came roaring back after a French scientific research linked the appearance of cancerous tumors in rats consuming GM corn.

The study caused an uproar and the French Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, came to announce incentive measures for banning GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in all of Europe, if it confirms the result of the harmfulness of the product.” Amanda Lawrence (emphasis added)

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