Today, Greenpeace handed over 1 million signatures to Markos Kyprianou, the European commissioner for Health.
Labelling rule not for animal products
As of 18 April 2004, it is compulsory
that supermarket chains label their products if they contain genetically
modified ingredients. However, this rule does not account for animal
products such as milk, meat and eggs. According to Greenpeace, the European
Commission needs to put this issue on its agenda to make it easier for consumers
to choose products that are free from these ingredients.
into the matter again
have campaigned hard in recent years to get the EU to ban the use of
genetically modified crops, which they argue are dangerous to human health.
citizens. Of course we will look into the matter again,” Kyprianou
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