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.
- Government in disarray over GM crops, FWi, 16 March, 1999
- The Independent 16/03/02/99 page 8