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Contact Details

Scottish Government GM Policy Team
Saughton House
Broomhouse Drive
EH11 3XD
0300 244 9503
Scottish Government GM Inspectorate
Roddinglaw Road
EH12 9FJ
0131 244 8853

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Genetic Modification

Scottish Government Policy on Genetically Modified (GM) Crops

The Scottish Government is opposed to the cultivation of GM crops.

The cultivation of GM crops could damage Scotland's rich environment and would threaten our reputation for producing high quality and natural foods. It would damage Scotland's image as a land of food and drink.