Outrage over US secret approval of GM trees

January 30, 2015

There is widespread condemnation today of the US government’s decision to allow the first genetically engineered tree to be commercialised.

The GM loblolly pine has been legalised with no government or public oversight, with no assessment of its risks to the public or the environment, and without regard to overwhelming public opposition to GM trees.

Arty turns 11 this summer.