Kast calls for joint voice on GM

Cozier, Muriel
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p41
Trade Publication
The article relates the efforts of Hans Kast, CEO of BASF Plant Science, as he stresses the importance of having a unified approach in the European Union (EU) for the approval of genetically modified (GM) products. BASF Plant Science is currently awaiting EU approval for a GM potato, known as Amflora, which the company says will produce a superior form of starch and is distinguished by the production of pure amylopectin starch, rather than the mixture of starches found in conventional potatoes. INSET: BASF ADDS NEW POTATOES TO MENU.


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