We Need More Research on the Public Acceptance of GM Wheat, Says CEO



Paul Hetherington, CEO of the Baking Association of Canada says we need a better understanding of the public acceptance of genetically engineered wheat. Hetherington spoke at the Western Association of Wheat Growers’ AGM in early January, with a presentation entitled The world as it is, not as we may want it to be. In the presentation, he identified three key challenges for wheat producers: mycotoxins, adventitious presence of allergens and biotechnology. Related: Will Agriculture be Allowed to Feed 9 Billion? Rob Saik’s TEDx Talk “What understanding is there in regards to consumer acceptand and demand,” Hetherington asks in an interview with Kelvin Heppner. It’s…

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