UK: Top UK food retailers to ban meat and dairy products from animals fed on Genetically Engineered (GE) crops
Two of the top three food retailers in the UK, Tesco and Asda, today announced that all their own-brand meat products will be produced only from farm animals fed with non- genetically engineered (GE) feed, and that they are also committed to non-GE dairy products (1,2). Greenpeace applauded the move and predicted it will have a profound impact on the international market of soya and maize, the two main GE- crops currently commercialised.
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