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Chill out about GM foods

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5. chill out desk GM foods

Are GM crops a way to increase food supply or as Prince Charles has argued, do they threaten an environmental catastrophe? What are genetically modified crops and should we be concerned about them? On the Chill out desk scientist Joe Kaplinsky tells us to relax about GM food.

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Charlie said:

One of the biggest problems we have is that it is largely assumed that modern technology is bad for us. Take GM, people worry, fear, think it destroys whereas in actual fact its great and millions of Americans have been eating it for years – you could say that it has had one of the longest and biggest clinical trials.