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WTO has to go

Issue No. 1708

WTO has to go

THE US government wants the World Trade Organisation to outlaw labelling which identifies food with genetically modified (GM) ingredients. The US is ready to make a complaint against the European Union on the grounds that GM labels are a "restraint of trade".

A spokeswoman for the US food and drug administration even said that to label GM products is "discrimination".


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Sat 5 Aug 2000, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1708
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