14 July 1999
GM opposition continues campaign in print

THE opposition to genetically-modified (GM) continues to air familiar views in the columns of the major newspapers.

“The clear majority of people want real food, not novel”, says one writer in The Times.

A contributor to The Independent highlights recent research which claims that GM crops need just as many chemicals as traditional crops and have unreliable yields.

She asks whether it is sensible to base food supplies on GM crops in the circumstances.

  • The Times 14/07/99 page 21 (Letters to the Editor)
  • The Independent 14/07/99 page 2 (Letters to the Editor)