TITLE

NFU defends DEFRA as war on organics rages

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Philip
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;1/12/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the support expressed by the National Farmers Union (NFU) in Great Britain for the country's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on the conflict between conventional and organic farmers. The NFU supported the statement of DEFRA secretary David Miliband that there was no conclusive evidence that organic food was nutritionally better than conventional farm produce. Organic farming lobbyists claimed that the NFU decision was an attack on their products.
ACCESSION #
23846310

 

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