TITLE

Precautionary principle leads to 'may contain' clause for genetically modified foods

AUTHOR(S)
Pinker, Susan
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/21/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 6, p874
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the agreement reached at the United Nation's (UN) Convention on Biological Diversity in Montreal, Canada that allows countries to block imports of genetically modified foods if there is any suspicion that these organisms could be harmful. Efforts of protesters; Strong opposition to genetically modified foods.
ACCESSION #
2920806

 

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