EGYPT: Egypt eager for new biotech crops, would not oppose GM wheat
Egypt is keen to plant new biotech crops and would not be against the purchase of genetically modified wheat if the crop is commercialised in the US, according to an official with the Egyptian Agriculture Ministry. Magdy Madkour, head of the ministry's Agriculture Research Centre told Dow Jones News: "I am responsible for the introduction of agriculture biotechnology into Egypt. Let me reassure you that in our plan we are adopting biotechnology."
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- General Mills sales woes continue - analysis
- Why personalisation will take-off in US food
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Analysis: Chocolate sector's deforestation pledge
- Kraft Heinz cuts jobs in US, Canada
- Brazil seeks to cool concerns over meat probe
- Lactalis fails to hit threshold to delist Parmalat
- US meal delivery service Blue Apron buys BN Ranch
- UK food companies to miss sugar target