Last year I pointed out the complexities of arguments about GM food through the continuing debate in Europe and the U.K. about animal feed. The diminishing availability of GM-free feed grain could lead to significant shortages, which in turn could drastically reduce the amount of meat in European markets. (See "Re-Inventing The Food Chain (or "On Food Prices, In Vitro Meat, and GM Livestock Feed")."
Now the Independent reports that the U.K. is considering protecting GM crop research from domestic protest and attack. The government may go so far as to bring that research onto defense installations in order to protect it better, as suggested by Andrew Grice in a story provocatively titled "Government to defy critics with secret GM crop trials".
Here is one 'graph from the article: