Free GE or GE-free?

The GE debate steps up a notch as the government prepares to lift its current moratorium on modified organisms. A commissioned financial projection of the pros and cons of going GE (by Business and Economic Research Ltd) warns that farmers could be earning 43% less in ten years time if GE crops are released. Environment Minister Marian Hobbs calls the report an “absolute worst case scenario.”

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