Scotland Will Have None of Those GMOs

Photo by Flickr user eleda 1, via Munchies

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eleda 1, via Munchies

As debate over the labelling of genetically modified products rages in the United States and scientists express concern over the development of mosquito-eliminating “supercharged” GMOs, Scotland has taken a clear stand against genetically engineered foodstuffs.

Last week, Scottish rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead announced that he will request for Scotland to be excluded from any European consents for the cultivation of GM crops, saying that he refuses to “gamble with the future of our £14 billion food and drink sector.”

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