Environmental Audit Committee

30 October 2003 GM Food - Evaluating the Farm Scale Trials


30 October 2003 GM Food - Evaluating the Farm Scale Trials

EVIDENCE SESSIONS

Wednesday 05 November 2003, 4.30pm

GREENPEACE:

Mr Ben Ayliffe, GM Campaigner

Dr Doug Parr, Chief Scientific Adviser

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Wednesday 12 November 2003, 3.50pm

FRIENDS OF THE EARTH:

Mr Tony Juniper, Executive Director

Mr Pete Riley, Senior Food and Biotechnology Campaigner

Emily Diamond, Researcher, Food and Biotechnology Team

This will form part of its inquiry into GM Food - Evaluating the Farm Scale Trials, announced in a press release on 18 September 2003.

This session will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.  Room allocations are subject to change at short notice.  Please call the Committee Information Line on: 020 7219 2033 for confirmation nearer the time.

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Notes for Editors

1. The Committee announced its inquiry into GM Food - Evaluating the Farm Scale Trials on 18 September 2003. 

2. Details of all the Committee's inquiries, together with its Reports and other publications, are available on the internet at: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm

3. The Committee last reported on GM Food in 1999 before the farm scale trials commenced.  Its report, GMOs and the Environment: Co-ordination of Government Policy, (HC 384, session 1998-99) can be found on the same website.