Municipal politicians rejected genetically engineered food by a narrow margin at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver Thursday.
The resolution, brought up by the Vancouver Island community of Metchosin, called for a resolution to ask the province to ban plants and animals produced by using genetic engineering.
According to Health Canada, genetically engineered foods are those that have been developed from a process not previously used in food or had their genes manipulated.
Teresa Lynne of the Society for a GE Free BC said the resolution being passed is in step with public views on the issue.
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