Bayer-Aventis merger worries anti-GMO groups

Kaminska, Izabella
June 2002
Warsaw Business Journal;6/17/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 24, p1
Reports the concern over the merger between Bayer and Aventis CropScience due to genetically modified organism (GMO) experimentation in Poland. Suspicion on the continuation of GMO importation and trials; Allegation of anti-GMO campaigners on violation of law against GMO; Issue on the suspension of GMO projects.


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