Police line in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
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Anti-GM wheat protest halted by police

Anti-GM protesters who had planned to "decontaminate" a field of modified wheat in Hertfordshire have been stopped from entering by a police line.

The Take the Flour Back group said it failed because the crop in Harpenden, created to deter aphids - a wheat pest - was "hidden behind a fortress".

An order banning protesters from entering the site was issued on Friday, as David Shukman reports.

  • 27 May 2012
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