1999

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May 1999 to December 1999

Issue 171: Labelling of GE foods: consumer 'choice' or boycott?

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(Also in this issue: "Harmonization, Orchestration, or just plain propaganda?" Canadian Food Iinspection Agency reply to our question of Canada's position on labelling in Codex Alimentarius (see RH#170); rbGH update... and more)

Issue 170: Labelling and Liability

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The 27th session of the Codex Alimentarius Committee on Food Labelling met in Ottawa, 27-30 April of this year. (Canada is the host country for this aspect of the work of Codex.) Canada, along with a number of other countries, went to the meeting with draft recommendations, which were complementary, if not identical, to the U.S. draft.

Issue 169: Canola - is it still the best choice?

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Canola

Issue 177: A Meal of Potatoes

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Public sector plant breeding produces one tough potato Robert Plaisted, Cornell University professor emeritus of plant breeding, and his colleagues, Bill Brodieand William Fry, professors in Cornell's plant pathology department, have just introduced a new potato New York 121. This small white potato is able to fend off late blight (the fungus P. Infestans, of "Irishpotato-famine" fame) as well as both races of golden nematodes, scab and potato virus Y (PVY).

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