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A new and somber aspect of the global debate about the acceptability of GM foods recently entered the international spotlight when a number of famine-stricken African countries refused US food aid because it included genetically modified (GM) maize.

Up to now, much of the international debate about GM foods has been located primarily in developed nations — principally the United States and the European Union (EU), where GM foods face widespread consumer opposition.

In this feature article, AgBiotech Buzz explains how the debate over GM foods has now been exported to a very different situation, and explores the complexity of issues at stake.

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