Saturday, February 15, 2014

Biotech group pushes acceptance of genetically modified food

The Web campaign is part of a broad strategy by the biotech industry to try to beat back growing calls for GMO food labeling and for tighter regulation of the biotech seed industry in the United States.

A consortium backed in part by Monsanto, DuPont and Dow AgroSciences, a unit of Dow Chemical, created the website in July. So far, it has logged more than 650 questions, chiefly focused on the impact of GMOs on health and nutrition.

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