The re-authorisation is being sought by the Glyphosate Task Force (GTF), an industry platform uniting producers of glyphosate-based herbicides, whose members include Monsanto, Dow Agrosciences, Syngenta, and Barclay Chemicals. Richard Garnett, a lobbyist for Monsanto Europe, is chair of the Glyphosate Task Force.
The biotech industry is staging an audacious bid to have a whole new generation of genetic engineering techniques excluded from European regulations. The pending decision of the European Commission on the regulation of these so-called 'new GMOs' represents a climax point in the ongoing below-the-radar attack by industry on GM laws.
De acordo com a imprensa dinamarquesa, "a Monsanto vai terminar a produção de milho transgénico em toda a Europa exceto em Espanha, Portugal e República Checa. A multinacional do agronegócio afirma que não irá gastar mais dinheiro em ensaios de campo, desenvolvimento, marketing, tribunal ou qualquer outro aspeto para tentar que o seu milho transgénico tenha sucesso na Europa."
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