UK: Row erupts over GM ‘agenda setting’ claims

| November 2, 2012 |
Anti-GM lobby groups Genewatch UK and GM Freeze have published information which they believe shows GM companies such as Monsanto, Bayer and BASF are ‘setting the agenda’ for agricultural research in the UK. They also claim the UK Government has done a ‘secret deal to promote GM in Britain and abroad’ and is supporting a move to ‘push Monsanto propaganda in schools’. Defra said the claims were ‘completely inaccurate and any accusation to the contrary is totally unfounded’.

Anti-GM lobby groups Genewatch UK and GM Freeze have published information which they believe shows GM companies such as Monsanto, Bayer and BASF are ‘setting the agenda’ for agricultural research in the UK. They also claim the UK Government has done a ‘secret deal to promote GM in Britain and abroad’ and is supporting a move to ‘push Monsanto propaganda in schools’. Defra said the claims were ‘completely inaccurate and any accusation to the contrary is totally unfounded’.

View the original article here: Row erupts over GM ‘agenda setting’ claims – Farmers Guardian