Gm Food

Revealed: How Genetically Modified Food Is Finding Its Way Onto Your Dinner Plate

Andrew Wasley | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK
Andrew Wasley

Unknown to many, about 30 million tonnes of GM animal feed is thought to be imported into Europe each year to feed pigs, poultry, dairy and beef cattle, as well as farmed fish. The UK imports an estimated 140,000 tonnes of GM soya and as much as 300,000 tonnes of GM maize annually for use as animal feed.

Nick Clegg Says Public Should Be 'Cautious' About GM Crops

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has said he does not "knowingly" give his children GM food and said the government should take a "cautious" approach towards the adoption o...

GM: Time for a More Nuanced Debate

Green Futures | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech
Green Futures

What is a person with a conscience to think about the fraught and complex issue of genetic modification (GM)? Picking sides used to be easy: if you were green, you were against GM because it was unnatural and industrial.

Why Consumers Should Welcome Scientists to the Table

Green Futures | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK
Green Futures

Heston Blumenthal apart, putting science and food in the same sentence makes many people feel a bit uncomfortable. But we see nothing scary about the innovation and technology in instant coffee, or tomato ketchup, or any of the hundreds of familiar processed food products the safety, convenience, quality, consistency and shelf-life of which we take for granted every day.

£6.4m GM Grant Awarded To Scientists

PA | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK

British scientists have won a £6.4 million grant to develop GM crops - one of the largest single investments into genetic modification in the UK. ...

Are GM Superfoods The Answer To Obesity? (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Researchers may be able to turn regular oranges into healthier blood oranges by manipulating their genes. The red pigments in blood oranges are fla...