Government boxed in over GM food

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.

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