European Consumer Polls on Attitudes to GMOsApril 24, 2009
- Only a small portion of the population have knowledge regarding GMOs thus, there is a big demand for information on GMOs
- More than 40% of consumers surveyed showed positive response over GM products.
- Public acceptance of the gene technology has increased steadily since 1999.
- Consumers gave a positive rating for GM products having significant environmental or consumer benefits.
- Around 80% of consumers do not actively avoid GM products when shopping.
- Low-priced GM products appealed better to the customers.
Contrary to common opinion, GM products may have considerable chances on the European market.
For further discussion, see http://www.gmo-compass.org/eng/news/stories/415.an_overview_european_consumer_polls_attitudes_gmos.html
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