After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand some of the social issues surrounding the development of GM crops
better understand some of the social issues surrounding the development of GM crops, especially those that are ethical in nature
better appreciate the disputed nature of the science that underpins GM crop development and how these relate to modern methods of assessing the safety of GM foods
explain how the public consultation exercise relating to the possible commercialisation of GM crops was conducted in the UK and the merits and drawbacks of that approach.