Italy's Agriculture Ministry Remains Vocal Against GMOs

An Expert's View about Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in Italy

Posted on: 5 Jan 2010

The Italian Ministry of Agriculture recently issued a press release in which it heavily criticized the EU Commission's approval of the genetically modified “Syngenta Mir 604” maize variety despite the fact that Italy?s livestock, dairy, and poultry sectors are heavily dependent on imported GMO feeds, which are used to produce some of Italy?s best known food products, including Parma ham and Parmiggiano-Reggiano.

Posted: 05 January 2010

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