Supporters and opponents are in conflict in Europe over growing genetically modified crops. Although these genetically modified crops produce higher yields and are pest and disease resistant, many worry that these crops are not safe for humans or the environment.
Europe is divided on the topic of genetically modified crops and has been at a standstill over whether or not to grow or ban these types of crops. According to AFP, Poland, Greece, Germany, France, Austria, Hungary and Luxembourg all have banned genetically modified crops.
Genetically modified crops are already being grown in parts of Europe and throughout the world but have not really been tested for safeness toward people or the environment. Such is the reasoning behind part of the conflict in Europe. To read more on genetically modified crops click here “Frankenfood.”
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