CHINA: Delay in GM labelling laws makes consumers turn to organic
While the government mulls whether to make GM labels mandatory, Channel NewsAsia has reported that increasing numbers of Hong Kong consumers are turning organic in their food choices. Angus Lam, chairman of the Hong Kong Organic Farming Association , believes this trend is representative of the consumer need for guarantees of safety in food products, and while organic certification guidelines are still not finalised: "It depends on the confidence of consumers."
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