BBC article claims new GM potatoes can resist blight Home › Forums › WYOG Forums › In the media › BBC article claims new GM potatoes can resist blight This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by TonyW 5 years, 4 months ago. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts February 20, 2014 at 7:40 pm #5141 PeterTKeymaster Alison saw this story on the BBC News website and thought you should see it. It’s very worrying and makes no mention of Sarpo. Have a look and see what you think. ** New GM potatoes can resist blight ** British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes that are resistant to the vegetable’s biggest threat – blight. http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/science-environment-26189722 February 20, 2014 at 11:35 pm #5151 TonyWKeymaster The standard of scientific reporting at the BBC is almost as bad as it’s technology reporting. I hold my head in my hands every time I hear the words ‘Rory Cellan-Jones’. Media Lens has some very interesting things to say about the state of journalism today. http://www.medialens.org The only decent journalism to do with food and growing these days is the Food Programme on R4 – and that’s not why it was. Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.