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Growers in Scotland face being left at a competitive disadvantage following the Scottish government’s decision to ban genetically modified crops, say industry leaders. The ban was announced by Scotland’s rural affairs minister Richard Lochhead. Using new EU rules that allow individual countries to prohibit farmers from growing GM crops would protect Scotland’s “clean, green status,” he claimed. See also: Scotland to ban farmers from growing GM crops The Scottish government will shortly submit a request that Scotland is excluded from […]
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