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November 22nd, 2006

EC Drops the Ball on WTO Biotech Ruling

Abstract:
"Only a diplomatic conference could reconcile commitments to divergent international treaties," said Suppan. "By declining to appeal, the EC has allowed a very bad precedent to become a foundation for ruling on disputes about trade vs. MEA conflicts, for example, disputes about the regulation of synthetic biology or agri-nanotechnology products."

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