Two central figures in the conflict over GM foods are being brought together by The Grocer to put their cases to the industry. Hugh Grant, executive vice-president and chief operating officer of Monsanto, and Patrick Holden, director of the Soil Association, will face each other in The Grocer Debate on Tuesday, December 4. The evening, which is expected to be lively and entertaining, will be chaired by The Grocer editor Clive Beddall. It begins at 6-30pm at 1, Great George Street in Westminster. Demand for tickets will be high, so apply now to the ticket hotline on 01293 610427. {{NEWS }}