Tory MP Zac Goldsmith: Pro-GMO Environment Secretary Owen Paterson Is ‘Industry Puppet’

Tory MP says pro-GM Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is “industry puppet” (GM Watch, July 3, 2013):

EXCERPT: “Any half-way decent GM enthusiast with a scientific background would have blushed during much of the speech Owen Paterson made. You have to wonder about the government’s gung-ho attitude to GM – you can’t stuff pollen back into a tin,” he [Zac Goldsmith] said.


Tory MP says pro-GM Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is “industry puppet”
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Tom Bawden
The Independent, 3 Jul 2013
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-mp-says-progm-environment-secretary-owen-paterson-is-industry-puppet-8686133.html

Tory MP Zac Goldsmith has made a vociferous attack on Owen Paterson, the Environment Secretary, over his campaign to bring genetically modified (GM) crops to Britain.

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