25 November 2010 16:05 [Source: ICIS news]
The group called, in particular, for changes to the law’s public registry, which discloses the location of sites where farmers or companies employ gene technology.
The call came as
BASF board member Stefan Marcinowski, who heads VCI’s biotechnology industry arm, said the public registry was “problematic”, given that in the past activists had attacked and destroyed such gene technology sites.
Such activism had been increasing in past years, casting doubt on
The fact the court had upheld the constitutionality of the current law did not rule out amendments or changes, he added.
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