Rethinking GMOs, biotech industry encourages Europeans to engage

EuropaBio is ‘the voice for the biotech industry at the EU level.’ I like this organisation’s page explaining what biotechnology is.

A month ago, EuropaBio told us that there’s an overwhelming scientific consensus on the safety of genetically modified (GM) crops. Carel du Marchie Sarvaas, Director of Agricultural Biotechnology at EuropaBio since 2010, said, ‘We need to help people understand how they and the environment can benefit from including GM in the European farmer’s agricultural toolkit.’

That’s a pretty clear statement of a pro-GM point of view, isn’t it? I’m watching and listening.


About argylesock

I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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3 Responses to Rethinking GMOs, biotech industry encourages Europeans to engage

  1. Finn Holding says:

    I wonder where EuropaBio’s funding comes from?

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