UK: Tesco and Asda act to phase out meat and dairy products from farm animals fed on GM crops
Greenpeace welcomed as 'the beginning of the end for GM food in Britain' the announcements today by Tesco and Asda that they will be going completely non-GM in all meat products and are committed to non-GM dairy products. The move will initially mean ranges of own-brand meat products will only come from farm animals fed a non-GM diet. (1). According to figures from the end of 2000, Tesco and Asda hold 42% of the UK grocery market between them.
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