Destruction of public and governmental experiments of GMO in Europe
Volume 3, Issue 4
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Pages 258 - 264http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/gmcr.21231
: academic research, anti-GMO activists, anti-science, field trial, transgenic plants, vandalism
Authors: Marcel Kuntz View affiliations
The purpose of this article is to compile the destruction of GMO trials from academic or governmental research institutes in Europe, in a factual manner and to highlight their main characteristics. About 80 acts of vandalism against academic or governmental research on GMOs are identified, mainly in 4 countries; namely France, Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. Examples are also provided for Italy and Belgium. The general conclusions that can be drawn from these acts are also discussed.
Received: April 17, 2012; Accepted: June 22, 2012; Published Online: July 24, 2012
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