A version of GM wheat starts producing a chemical which alters brain function, but is not detectable until it becomes widespread in the population.

A version of GM wheat starts producing a chemical which alters brain function, but is not detectable until it becomes widespread in the population.

Wild Card's progress: basic

This Wild Card came from: 
Interviews

The source of this Wild Card: 
Paul CUNNINGHAM, The University of Manchester, interviewed by MIoIR

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
This is possible, as common food products have important effects on health and wellbeing, so a major proportion of the population could be affected