He said most developed countries had, over 10 years, used GMO foods without any risk or problems.
It was organised by the Programme for Bio-Safety Systems in conjunction with the International Service for the Acquisition of Agro-Biotech Application Afri-
Topics treated at the workshop to training journalists on Biotechnology, Bio-safety and GMO foods in
He cited some corn flakes and soya cooking oil on the Ghanaian market being patronised by consumers but there had not been any report of adverse effects.
He called on the media, especially the electronic media, to scrutinise their panelists in order not to throw dust into the eyes of their audience with false information on GMO foods.
He said it was a burden on farmers to accept this enviable technology into their farming methods because they had been fed with wrong information that they could not replant the seeds.
He said it was not true that the new seed could not be replanted but rather the production would be low.
Mrs Linda Asante–Agyei, a Health Journalist, urged media personnel to write accurate and balanced stories on science issues and refrain from misquoting scientists.
She said some scientists were not prepared to provide information to journalists because they perceived some journalists as not well trained and unable to research on vital scientific issues.
Mrs Asante-Agyei, also the Treasurer of the
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