IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Fine Chemicals/Biotech :: Seeds and traits

French Ban on Monsanto GM Corn Could Spark U.S. Retaliation

12:27 PM MST | January 22, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

French president Nicolas Sarkozy has decreed that cultivation of Monsanto’s MON810 genetically modified (GM) corn will be banned in France at least until the end of this year. MON810 corn, used for animal feed, is the only GM crop licensed for cultivation in the European Union (EU), even though several EU states, in addition to France, have banned it. Sarkozy’s decision will likely spark retaliation from the U.S. government, possibly in the form of trade sanctions, analysts say. The U.S., which considers such bans to be illegal, won a lawsuit against...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa