How Should Gene-Edited Seeds be Regulated?

COG’s Board President, Dr. Allison Squires spoke with Modern Farmer about the organic sector’s opposition to the federal government’s new policies on gene-edited seeds.

“The issue, for Squires and other growers like her, is that GE seeds can be released in the Canadian market without any additional testing—and growers are not obligated to disclose that the seeds have been gene edited.”