GM crops: overview

This overview section includes an explanation of how GM crops are created and the companies involved, including examples of commercial conflicts of interest.

The main environmental, health and socio-economic issues associated with GM crops and foods are also outlined. More detail is given on a crop-by-crop basis in the GM crops: current situation and GM crops: under development sections of this website.

This overview section also includes some information about the debate about whether GM crops are needed to feed the world.

You can find all these subsections using the menu on the right.


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