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GE Critics Range as Skeptics
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Sep 17, 2014 04:09 PM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) --- The first two days of hearings on the latest round of scientific review for biotech crops and genetically engineered foods reflected that the National Research Council is tackling a highly politicized debate about the future role of biotech crops in American agriculture.

An ad-hoc committee of 18 scientists is tasked by the National Research Council with examining the science and ramifications of biotech crops by looking at the history of genetic engineering and the potential the crops and biotech foods hold for the future. Speakers offered the committee a range of views from university professors and non-governmental ...

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