The UK: GM and the government
London (18.1.15) – For more than ten years, UK governments dithered about whether or not to favour GM technology in agriculture .. .[Read Full Story]..

The UK: GM and the people
London (18.1.15) – Ever since the public GM-crops and –foods arguments started .. .[Read Full Story]..

The secrets of organic agriculture?
Organic agriculture is the most expensive, expansive hoax perpetrated on .. .[Read Full Story]..

The safety of feeding GM fodder to livestock is clear
London (17.12.14) – an important paper from the University of California at .. .[Read Full Story]..

Why not to label GM foods in the United States (or anywhere else)
London (25.11.14) – In recent weeks, and indeed in the earlier months of this year .. .[Read Full Story]..

Once more: are they safe?

London (25.11.14) – That’s often a question posed about genetically modified crop. .[Read Full Story]...

Agronomic and economic aspects of GM crops – the evidence
A paper published (1) within the past few weeks takes an overall view of the .[Read Full Story]...

More GM products on sale in the UK
London (25.11.14) – Very gradually, more GM food products are coming on retail. .[Read Full Story]...

Another mess-up in Brussels, bigger and better
London (15.11.14) – It is not only problems over immigration which are making.. .[Read Full Story]...

EU countries better able to ban GM crops? And also better able to grow them?
Long-awaited draft plans to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation .[Read Full Story]..

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CropGen Mission

A consumer and media information initiative, CropGen's mission is to make the case for GM crops and foods by helping to achieve a greater measure of realism and better balance in the UK's public discussions on agriculture and food.

CropGen recognises that crop biotechnology offers many actual and potential benefits – benefits which are often overlooked or deliberately obscured in public debates.

CropGen accordingly participates in radio and TV interviews and presentations, briefs journalists, writes articles and letters, and offers speakers for private and public debates and meetings.

CropGen's views are entirely our own. None of the associates or experts is employed by or receives research funding either from the biotechnology industry or from any organisation campaigning against the use of biotechnology in agriculture and the food industry. Most CropGen contributors offer their services in the public interest.

Vistors to this website might be interested in seeing CropGen’s video contribution to what GM means, how it developed, and how – and why – it is used.

You can find it on the Talking of Food website (