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GMO event at the WTO Ministerial in Hong Kong (tags)
The second day of the World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference just ended in Hong Kong, with 4 more days to go. Five thousand eight hundred delegates from 149 countries are negotiating a trade agreement with world wide implications from local governments to multi-national corporations. Th european union has banned most genetically modified foods for many year. At the behest of biotech companies like Monsanto, the United States government sued the EU within the WTO's dispute settlement process. Supachai, the former director general of the WTO, suggested that the EU had already lost the case, but the decision has not ben formally annouced by the WTO. Several Non-Governmental Organizations had a scheduled meeting with the curent director general . . .