22.06.2002 |

NAFTA will investigate contamination of maize in Mexico

The North Atlantic Free Trade Association`s environmental commission said Thursday it would investigate reports of transgenic corn growing in southern Mexico, responding to concerns that imported corns have contaminated native crops. Scott Vaughan, head of the economy and trade division of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), said genetically modified corn was a "huge issue" for Mexico and warranted additional investigation.</p><p><a href="http://www.zs-l.de/gmo/download/mexican_corn_20062002.pdf">Reuters and Greenpeace press release</a>

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