News from the UK about genetically modified wheat. Thanks to the Real Bread Campaign for keeping us informed:
‘In 2010 UK farmers grew enough wheat to cover an area 90% the size of Wales. But this spring Rothamsted Research will plant an open air trial of a new genetically modified (GM) strain of wheat in Hertfordshire. It’s a solution to a problem that doesn’t exist, and a growing number of people, organisations and businesses are saying it just isn’t worth the risk.’
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And, on a less depressing note, a simple way to keep your bread fresh and lookin’ good. A reusable bread bag. These ones are handmade in England.