An article in The Economist makes a case for Europe to get up to speed and embrace GMOs. In the 12 years that genetically modified organisms have been commercially available, both profits and areas under cultivation have grown. What the article doesn't fully address are the reasons that Europeans have pretty much refused to jump on the bandwagon.

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