The scale of damage to the economy that could result from a decision to release GMOs was made clear by a BERL study Government released the day before Easter.

The extent to which overseas consumers said they would cease to purchase New Zealand goods due to concern about any release of GMOs is a huge warning sign to a nation contemplating GM agriculture.

While BERL states that the overall outcome for the economy ten years from now could be positive or negative depending on assumptions, the positive results depend on a series of heroic assumptions.

Read the full article by Simon Terry in The Independent: A Case Against GM Food