TITLE

Kast calls for joint voice on GM

AUTHOR(S)
Cozier, Muriel
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
21441217

 

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