26 September 2013

EU chief scientist: ‘It is unethical not to use GM technology’

Companies themselves must be criticised for having failed to engage in an honest dialogue with the public

“Genetically modified crops can provide solutions to famine and malnutrition in developing countries and it would be “unethical not to use the technology when other approaches have failed,” says Anne Glover.

Anne Glover is a Scottish scientist who is a professor of molecular biology and cell biology at the University of Aberdeen. She was appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser to European Commission President José Manuel Barroso in 2012. She answered the questions below in writing.

Full text: www.euractiv.com/science-policymaking/eu-chief-scientist-unethical-use-interview-530692?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=EurActivRSS


Source: EurAktiv, 2013-09-27.


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