AFP Asks: ‘Why Does Europe Hate GM Food and is it About to Change its Mind?’

French news agency claims several nations, including U.S., "have warmly embraced" GMO crops.
AFP Asks: 'Why Does Europe Hate GM Food and is it About to Change its Mind?'

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by AFP | July 7, 2014


While the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina and China and many other countries have warmly embraced genetically modified crops, Europe remains the world’s big holdout.

Could this be about to change? New European Union rules now seek to clear up years of internal deadlock that could, in theory, lead to widespread cultivation of GM foods. But the fight is far from over.

The EU’s great GM debate pits two powerful forces against each other: green campaigners concerned about the effect of the crops on health and the environment, and the agri-business lobby, which argues that Europe, by resisting a technology that boosts yields and rural incomes, is losing its place at the forefront of agricultural innovation.

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