Newspaper Article

GM crop ban: how Scottish salmon – and public health – could have benefited from this technology

Citation

Tocher D (2015) GM crop ban: how Scottish salmon – and public health – could have benefited from this technology. The Conversation. 12.08.2015.

Abstract
First paragraph: The plan to ban the growing of genetically modified crops is disappointing to many scientists. It would be highly unsatisfactory if, as it appears, such an important decision has been made by the Scottish government without a proper informed debate that takes the scientific evidence fully into consideration. It is not enough for the rural affairs secretary, Richard Lochhead, to say that he is not prepared to “gamble” with the future of Scotland’s £14bn food and drink sector.

Keywords
Aquaculture; Scotland; Scottish Government; GM foods; Salmon farming;GM crops

Notes
https://theconversation.com/gm-crop-ban-how-scottish-salmon-and-public-health-could-have-benefited-from-this-technology-45982

StatusPublished
FundersBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Publication date12/08/2015
Publication date online12/08/2015
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/29637
PublisherThe Conversation Trust
Place of publicationLondon