Government Policy on GM food
Genetic modification is a biotechnology that is being used to make new products, in particular new types of crop plant.
Under European Union (EU) legislation, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), including GM crops, can only be released into the environment if a science-based risk assessment shows that safety will not be compromised. see Genetic modification (GM) « Defra or you can get professional advice here.
- Arguments for GM Foods
- Arguments against GM Foods
- Are GM Foods Healthy?
- GM examples
- Advantages of GM Food
- Government Policy
- GM Supplements
Welcome to The History of GM Nation website. We provide you with all the background to the GM food debate that occurred at the turn of the century, which led to the government sponsored GM Nation public debate website being set up.
On this website you will find the history of that public debate, plus a guide not only to the findings of various scientific studies into the subject, but also the results of the public debate itself, all set out for you to enable you to make an informed decision for yourself.
We get all sorts of enquiries about diet and well being, so to make it easier for you to make healthy choices we try to set out the facts in as clear and concise a manner as possible. Get in touch with us if would like to know more.
It is hard to know what to think with regard the issue of genetically modified foods. While there does seem to be a general consensus reached over the years of ongoing debate, in the minds of many significant doubt remains. It is vital therefore for each individual, whether it be for their own sake or that of their children, to arm themselves with all the available information that surrounds the subject before reaching a conclusion regarding what is best for them. Here at the History of GM Nation website we hope to provide you with that information. Please contact us if you have any questions.