Ministers back ‘terminator’ GM crops

Reading I realized of this plan to scrap prohibition on seeds that threaten Third World farmers with hunger:

Ministers are trying to scrap an international agreement banning the world’s most controversial genetic modification of crops, grimly nicknamed “terminator technology”, a move which threatens to increase hunger in the Third World.

Their plans, unveiled in a new official document buried in a government website, will cause outrage among environmentalists and hunger campaigners. Michael Meacher, who took a lead as environment minister in negotiating the ban six years ago, has written Margaret Beckett, the Secretary of State for the Environment, to object.

Please let’s send  thousands of hate-mail to the British government.

More on The Independent article (payant).

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