UK: Tesco accused of ‘breaking promises’ on GM feed

| June 27, 2013
The following is an edited excerpt.

Anti-GM group GM Freeze have accused Tesco of breaking a promise to phase out GM animal feed, thereby ‘breaking commitments made in the company’s social responsibility report.’

In 1999 Tesco wrote to its suppliers stating the company was aiming for the “complete elimination of GM ingredients from animal feed” and the phase was reiterated in 2001.

But Tesco said their suppliers found it increasingly difficult to guarantee that the feed they use is entirely GM-free.

Read the full story here: Tesco accused of ‘breaking promises’ on GM feed

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Click the link above to read the full, original article.
News on human & agricultural genetics and biotechnology delivered to your inbox.
Optional. Mail on special occasions.

Send this to a friend