Popularity of biotech foods beginning to rot

Biotechnology appears to be withering as a food source

The promise of biotech crops — foods genetically engineered to resist pests and weeds or even to produce drugs for humans — may be going to seed.

After years of significant growth, the number of biotech crops in the regulatory pipeline has plummeted, says a report out today from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a group that supports a cautious approach to biotechnology.

Bron: USA to day, 2-2-2005, Elizabeth Weise: Biotechnology appears to be withering as a food source

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