In November 1999, Better Farming’s first cover story documented the controversy over labelling foods derived from GMO products amid concerns about the closing of markets in consumer sensitive Europe. A decade later, growers here are enthusiastic and industry experts feel anti-GM opposition is weakening. In Europe the jury is still out but the anti-GMO wall is showing deep cracks
by NORMAN DUNN & DON STONEMAN
When Bt corn seed first came to the Ontario market, a skeptical Lloyd Crowe doubted farmers would buy it.