EU backs anti-GM stance

Cozier, Muriel
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p29
Trade Publication
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.


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