Remember how the biotech industry has told us for years that all crops are genetically modified (GM) and that GM is just an extension of what farmers have been doing for millennia? Well now they’ve changed tack and are claiming a range of new GM techniques aren’t really GM at all. Referred to innocuously as ‘new plant breeding techniques’ or ‘gene editing’, there is a global push by the GM giants to deregulate these techniques. By arguing that...