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The UK debate on New Plant Breeding Techniques and Genetic Modification: Voices from civil society

16 Oct 2016

Report on a workshop held at the University of Nottingham on 13 June 2016. Key issues covered include:

  • The importance of terminology
  • The dominance of science
  • The need to focus on values
  • The exclusion of governance issues
  • The implications of the ‘crisis narrative’ or ’emergency rhetoric’

Authors are Sarah Hartley, Warren Pearce, Liz O’Neill (GM Freeze Director) and Penny Polson