BRAZIL: Court battle over introduction of GM soya
The Brazilian government's plans to legalise the cultivation of genetically modified soya is being challenged by consumer and environmental group in the country's courts. Consumer organisations have so far successfully blocked the government's attempts to introduce the new rule after a federal judge ruled that the necessary tests and studies had not been carried out to make sure the crop was not harmful to consumers or the environment. But, they now face an appeal against the ruling later this month.
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