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Beijing tries tightrope when GM staple foods

The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture announced today told the press that soon the commercial cultivation is permitted by genetically modified (GM) staple. At the same time, the Government in Beijing wants to proceed strictly against harvests by non-approved GM varieties.
China have invested billions in the research of "Biotech varieties" but admitted so far still no GM varieties for the production of basic foodstuffs. Reservations from consumers sit deep.
In the next five years, GM corn and soybeans for commercial cultivation in the country will be introduced but; Experts expect that this will expand the cultivation of these varieties worldwide dramatically.
Recently it was reported that Chinese farmers had to accept severe penalties, because the illegal cultivation of GM maize has been demonstrated to them. The consumer confidence in Chinese food has fallen after the announcement of the incident. The Chinese society is completely polarized on this issue and the Government in Beijing now tries a tightrope walk by she contracted severe penalties against illegal cultivation of GM crops of imposed and at the same time researchers to develop GM staple for China legal.
In Chinese media reports, GM foods be condemned mostly flat, now a reconnaissance to teach the the scientific rationale for GM fruits and food the rapporteurs and the Government.

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