U.S. State Department Exposed For Pushing Biotech Seed Industry’s Global Agenda

May 16th, 2013 | By | Category: General

Today, Food & Water Watch and its European project, Food & Water Europe, released the first comprehensive analysis of the U.S. government’s strategy, tactics and foreign policy objectives to promote pro-agricultural biotechnology policies worldwide. Biotech Ambassadors: How the U.S. State Department Promotes the Seed Industry’s Global Agenda examines more than 900 State Department diplomatic cables from 2005 to 2009 and details how the U.S. State Department lobbies foreign governments to adopt pro-agricultural biotechnology policies and laws, operates a rigorous public relations campaign to improve the image of biotechnology and challenges commonsense biotechnology safeguards and rules—including opposing genetically engineered (GE) food labeling laws.

For more on this story, visit: U.S. State Department Exposed For Pushing Biotech Seed Industry’s Global Agenda – EcoWatch: Cutting Edge Environmental News Service.

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