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Falling EU crop protection investment has food security implications

A call by Tonio Borg, the European commissioner for health, for environment ministers to take a decision on authorising a genetically modified strain of maize when they meet in December is most welcome, following supportive statements in favour of GM crops from prominent members of the UK coalition government, such as DEFRA minister Owen Paterson, mindful of domestic researchers at Rothamsted Institute and the John Innes Centre. 



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