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Push to Secretly Approve GM Corn in Pakistan Leads to Resignation of Chief GM Regulator

Monday, 04 July 2011 07:04

‘Attempts by biotechnology giant Monsanto to thwart the proper approval process for its GM corn in Pakistan have led to massive outcry by various stakeholders who recognize they have been deliberately ignored and betrayed by their own government.

And the uproar against this high-level corruption has been so strong in recent days that Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad, head of a government subcommittee that tried to secretly aid Monsanto’s efforts to push through its GM corn, recently resigned from his position.’

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