TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Crops;7/18/2009, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43694660

 

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