TITLE

New threat to our food security as MNCs trying to control food supply

AUTHOR(S)
Hasnain, Tahir
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
Energy Update;Aug2013, Vol. 5 Issue 74, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a news published in the newspaper "Daily Dawn" which states that agrochemical companies Syngenta and Monsanto are seeking license from the Pakistan Ministry of Food Security to grow genetically-modified food in the country. It mentions that Monsanto is imposing threat to the country's food security by controlling the food supply using genetically-modified food. Topics discussed include genetic modification, and process by which food companies can take over food supply.
ACCESSION #
99316782

 

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