U.S. Agriculture Secretary Criticizes Proposed E.U. Policies On Genetically Modified Crops, Says Could Threaten Global Food Security, Trade Talks
Financial Times: U.S. accuses E.U. of undermining global food security
“The U.S. has accused the E.U. of undermining efforts to improve global food security by proposing new rules that would allow any of its 28 member states to opt out of decisions by Brussels to open the door to genetically modified crops. In an interview with the Financial Times, Tom Vilsack, the U.S. agriculture secretary, said the move also raised ‘serious issues’ about the future of transatlantic trade talks…” (Donnan, 5/7).