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Scientists launch GM potato trial

Hundreds of genetically modified potato plants are to be introduced to a field in Norfolk today.

Science reporter Tom Feilden talks to Professor Jonathan Jones of Sainsbury Laboratory about the importance of the new type of potatoes. Kirtana Chandrasekaran, from Friends of the Earth, outlines what she sees as the dangers of GM food trials.

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