Report: Politics, not Consumer Attitudes, Shaped European Ag Biotech Policies
2:12 PM MDT | September 17, 2009 | Rebecca Coons
Economic interests, not consumer attitudes, are primarily to blame for the regulatory divergence evident between the U.S. and Europe, according to a recent paper published in Nature Biotechnology. The authors argue that agrochemical manufacturers and farm and environmental groups have more means to affect the debate than the consumers and farmers that stand to benefit....
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