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TITLE Utility, Ethics and Belief in Connection with the Release of Genetically Modified Plants   GMO report.pdf (1.18 MB)
Document ID LIB591
Document type Scientific experts report/advice
Issue date 10/10/2008
Document reference ISBN 87-91112-65-6 (electronic version)
Original language of the document Danish
Full text available in EN (1.18 MB)
Document produced by The Danish Council of Ethics organisation visiting card
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The Danish Council of Ethics
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Agriculture
  • Fundamental rights and ethics


Short description  [genetically], [modified], [plants], [utility], [ethics], [legislation], [religion], [recommendations]
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  The Council of Ethics’ recommendations and comments

In a Danish context it is neither desirable nor realistic, perhaps, to use any one of the three models described above in its pure form. Danish tradition and culture are too complex for that, no doubt, seemingly incorporating elements of both the liberal, the utility-based and the communitarian tradition. The challenge, therefore, is chiefly t ...

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