V logo use attack

8 May 1998

V logo use attack

GREENPEACE and other consumer groups opposed to genetically modified crops, have attacked the Vegetarian Society for allowing its V logo to be used on products containing genetically modified soya.

Money from selling the use of the V symbol is an important source of income to the Vegetarian Society, accounting for about 25% of its earnings.

The society said the symbol was purely a guarantee that food contained no animal ingredients. &#42

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