This thread is for articles about GM Foods or other GM products. The articles can be pro, con, or indifferent, but preferably not of the empty, yellow journalism type.
Here's one from China, via google translate. Apparently the policy wonks in China have their doubts about GM:http://news.hexun.com/2011-09-23/133683 ... 32685004a1
Descending Yun Chang
China's development to turn the pace of commercialization of genetically modified staple food has changed.
A source close to the Ministry of Agriculture, informed sources told us that the next 5-10 years, the state will not implement the commercialization of genetically modified staple food of rice, wheat-based. This policy orientation, and this year will be the introduction of modern crop seed industry development plan (2011-2020) "(hereinafter referred to as the" Plan ") has been reflected in the" planning "does not contain genetically modified rice, wheat, corn and the content of soybeans and other food crops......
....The policy has been has changed
April 18th, the State Council on accelerating the development of modern crop seed industry views "(hereinafter referred to as" views "), of which only two mentioned" genetically modified "relevant representation is very simple, one that to promote the implementation of the new varieties of genetically modified organisms to develop major projects, another stressed the need to further standardize the "safety assessment of genetically modified crops and varieties spanned introduction behavior".
The cultivation of the Ministry of Agriculture, Deputy Director Ma Shuping said publicly that the principle, directional requirements in accordance with the "opinions" on China Seed Industry Development, Ministry of Agriculture will develop and improve a number of related policy documents of the future development of seed industry, including the most The important one is to develop "modern crop seed industry development plan (2011-2020)" (hereinafter referred to as the "Plan"). She further said that "planning" is the "opinions" and refined. In the planning, the Ministry of Agriculture will be divided crops, sub-species, the sub-regional decades of seed industry development in the future of the major tasks and milestones.