Nigeria’s biosafety agency, activist clash over safety of GMOs

The disagreement between the National Biosafety Management Agency and anti-GMO campaigners over the safety of genetically modified foods took a new twist Wednesday with the agency accusing the activists of being “unpatriotic.” Specifically calling out the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), a nongovernmental organization at the forefront of the campaign against Genetically Modified Organisms, the agency said the group is frustrating government’s efforts to attain food security through the application of technology.
Issue: Food Safety Typology: Policies