Butterfly-killer GM maize not for UK?
THE variety of genetically modified (GM) maize which may produce pollen toxic to the American Monarch butterfly may not be grown here.
The European corn borer pest the maize was engineered to withstand “does not occur in the UK”, said environment minister Michael Meacher in a Commons written reply.
- Britain tightens GM food rules, FWi, 21 May, 1999
- The Independent 25/05/02/99 page 8 (Questions and Answers)