– 297 scientists and experts agree GMOs not proven safe (European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility, Dec 10, 2013):
*EU chief scientist Anne Glover’s backing for GM condemned as “irresponsible”
*Independent researchers work double shift to address “red flags” on GMO safety
Press release, European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility, 10 Dec 2013
The number of scientists and experts who have signed a joint statement saying that GM foods have not been proven safe and that existing research raises concerns has climbed to 297 since the statement was released on 21 October.
Dr Angelika Hilbeck, chair of the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER), which published the statement, said, “We’re surprised and pleased by the strong support for the statement. It seems to have tapped into a deep concern in the global scientific community that the name of science is being misused to make misleading claims about the safety of GM technology.”
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