The European Union is moving toward gene tech in food production to counter climate change and shortages

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The European Union took in July toward adapting its food production to the new ways of the world: The 27-nation bloc wants to embrace the latest gene techniques it hopes will help safely counter global challenges like climate change and shortages. For decades, the EU was conservative in allowing the use of genetically modified organisms — which often brought up connotations of Frankenfood rather than improved crop production – while the United States and others quickly adopted the new bioengineered technologies.