BiologyEuropeFarmingFeaturesScience, Technology and InnovationWorld

Government consults on gene editing for UK farms to tackle ‘challenges of our age’

Move comes as agriculture ministers urge EU to roll back regulation on scientific breakthrough

The government will consider the use of cutting edge biotechnology that could see the genes in crops and farm animals altered to promote better health and environmental sustainability.

  • Vincent Wood
  • Independent

Environment secretary George Eustice is set to launch a consultation on gene editing for food in the UK, taking advantage of emerging technologies that rapidly speed up the process of…

Scientific breakthroughs in genetic manipulation have already been deployed in some countries including Japan, where a breed of…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button