Social issues and GM crops
Social issues and GM crops

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Social issues and GM crops

Learning outcomes

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.

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