29.11.2005 |

Austria to launch EU-wide GMO debate after Swiss referendum

Austria is planning to hold a pan-European debate about genetically-modified farming, following strong Swiss support for a five-year ban on gene technology in a referendum on November 27.Vienna will take over the EU's six-month rotating presidency in January and aims to host a conference about GM crops on 4-5 April, the country's agriculture minister Josef Proell has announced.</p><p><a href="">EU Observer</a>

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