TITLE

EU backs anti-GM stance

AUTHOR(S)
Cozier, Muriel
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article report on the decision of the European Union's (EU) environment ministers to support Hungary's ban on the genetically modified (GM) maize MON 810, despite the crop being authorised by the European Commission in 1998. The vote in the Environmental Council backing the Hungarian position resulted to mixed reactions. EuropaBio accused ministers of failing to support the rights of Hungarian farmers wanting to grow biotech crops, while Greenpeace lauded the ministers for their bold initiative.
ACCESSION #
24348785

 

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