There is a considerable amount of hype regarding the ability of ‘gene-edited’ crops and animals to transform agriculture. But what, exactly, is gene-editing – and can it live up to the hype?
International groups, including Beyond GM, sign an open letter to Pope Francis, praising the religious leader for his defence of biodiversity and small farmers
20 years ago the UK began selling its first GMO food – a puree made from the Flavr Savr tomato. So what have we learned since then?