New report reignites calls to drop GM crop bans

GENETICALLY Modified (GM) crops have generated significant environmental improvements over the past 20 years in Australia and 25 other countries while stimulating strong economic growth, a new report has revealed.

The UK based PG Economics report “GM crops: global socio-economic and environmental impacts 1996-2015”, has prompted CropLife Australia CEO Matthew Cossey to use its findings to demand the removal of state based moratoria on crop biotechnology that “don’t make sense”.

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