Letter: Growing poverty

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The Independent Online
I AM fully behind your campaign on GM food but must point out an error in your leading article (23 May). You said, "In the Third World it is true that GM crops offer the possibility of feeding the starving." In fact, as Christian Aid and others have pointed out, the world already produces enough food to feed everyone. The problems are poverty and unfair distribution. Third World poverty will actually increase once so-called "terminator" crops are introduced, forcing farmers to buy fresh seed every year.