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New inquiry on GM crops

26 January 1998

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics announced today a major new inquiry on the genetic modification of crops. The Working Party will seek the publics views in a consultation planned later in the year. Its terms of reference are:

1. To briefly review the developments on the genetic modification of crops and their impact on human food consumption and the environment.

2. To identify and consider the ethical and social implications of these developments including: