GM food a priority

Baker, John
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/18/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 71, p48
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a speech delivered by European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson on biotechnology and genetically modified (GM) food. Mandelson said it must be one that prioritizes strict science-based health and safety testing and that recognizes that safe biotechnology has a crucial role to play in agriculture and agricultural trade, both in the EU and the developing world.


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