Biotechnology approval rating falls

Robinson, Elton
April 2004
Southeast Farm Press;4/21/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p19
Trade Publication
Reports on the decrease in the American consumer support for the use of biotechnology in agriculture and food production. Loss of support not to be associated with increasing consumer awareness about biotechnology; Opinions of American consumers regarding production of foods using biotechnology; Lack of acceptance regarding animal biotechnology; Expectations of Americans regarding the application of more Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) regulations on GM foods; Possibility of realizing the benefits of biotechnology only after social acceptance.


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