EU/USA: EU official warns of boycott if US proceeds with biotech complaint
European consumers could boycott American products if US officials go ahead with their proposed challenge of the legality of the EU's moratorium on genetically modified food, an EU official has warned. If the Bush administration files a complaint against the EU at the World Trade Organisation, it "could trigger a boycott of American food products," Tony Van der haegen, a biotech policy expert at the European Commission office in Washington, was quoted by Reuters as saying.
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