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Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

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Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

... more disease

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Great more Frankencrops and unexpected side effects just what we need

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Europeans don't want GM food. I'm surprised Japan allows this rubbish in their food.

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For hundreds of years we have been striving to increase the human life span, and to increase food production. In the last 200 years, the world population of humans has gone from 1 billion to 7.6+ billion. A population which increases exponentially is unsustainable. Until we decide to limit our numbers, increasing food production is not helping.

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Until we decide to limit our numbers, increasing food production is not helping.

Nevertheless we still have to manage an ever increasing population worldwide at the same time as we're faced with the loss of vast tracts of arable land due to global warming, increasing desertification, etc.

Science has a vital role to play in more developing efficient methods of food production. We should save our sci-fi horror story interpretations of the science of genetic modification of crops until testing procedures are completed. And if and when GM crops are cleared of causing any harmful effects, then we should drop the opposition and embrace what would literally, in many areas of our planet, be a life-saving advance in food technology.

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Frankenfood! I am NOT your GUINEA PIG!!

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I would guess people against gene edited crops volunteer to starve once we can't produce enough regular crops anymore then.....

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