Stop worrying; start growing. Risk research on GM crops is a dead parrot: it is time to start reaping the benefits of GM

EMBO Rep. 2012 Jun 1;13(6):493-7. doi: 10.1038/embor.2012.59.


Opponents of genetically modified crops continue to raise concerns about risk, despite 20 years of research disproving their claims. Science should close the book on risk research and turn to studying the economic and environmental benefits of agricultural biotechnology

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Agriculture / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Animals
  • Crops, Agricultural / genetics*
  • Europe
  • Food, Genetically Modified*
  • Genetic Research / economics
  • Humans
  • Public Opinion
  • Risk Assessment