02 March 1999
Government ‘boxed in’ over GM food
CONSUMERS will have to learn to live with genetically modified (GM) food, despite their opposition to the technology, according to a contributor in The Guardian today (Tuesday).
John Gray, a professor at the London School of Economics, says the government is boxed in by free trade agreements and is powerless to stop biotech giants putting GM foods on the market.
- GM breach costs firms £42,000, FWi, 17 February, 1999
- GM maize found in “organic” food, FWi, 05 February, 1999
- Government sues Monsanto over GM escape, FWi, 17 December, 1998
- Organic farmer loses appeal over GM maize, FWi, 21 July, 1998
- Organic farmer may sue over neighbours GM crop, FWi, 07 May, 1998
- The Guardian 02/03/99 page 16 (Comment)