GM regulation to cost 5m in 99

16 March 1999

GM regulation to cost £5m in ’99

REGULATING the commercial production of genetically modified (GM) food will cost the taxpayer £5 million this year, including £3.7m on research.

Junior agriculture minister Lord Donoughue said 74 people were working on policy development, research co-ordination and regulatory functions related to GM food.

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