Under what conditions should GM crops be deployed?

Readers rank the importance of their objections

GM crops may cause environmental disruption, 63%.

Developing GM crops could solidify the control that a few large corporations have on agriculture, 59%.

Consuming GM crops may create unrecognized hazards to human health, 39%.

Creating transgenic animals and plants is ethically wrong, 10%.

Of the 302 readers who responded, nearly 100 of them commented passionately on this subject. You can see some of their responses in the Editorial on page 6.

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