GM potato decision is a wake-up call to the EU

Blake, Andrew
July 2009
Crops;7/18/2009, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on BASF AG's Tom Wetjen and his views concerning the continuing delays of giving approval by European Union (EU) for genetically modified (GM) potatoes in Great Britain. During the concluded Potato Council open day, Wetjen criticizes the delay for it also delays the research and massive production of the Amflora starch potato. He says that the delay also causes the company's GM variety Fortuna to be off commercialization for five years.


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