US pushed for passing of Biosafety Act

A woman during a past protest against GMOs in the city. Sustained pressure by the US led to the speedy enactment of the Biosafety Act. Photo/FILE

Americans were the main force behind the speedy enactment of a law that allowed the introduction of genetically modified crops and products into the country, a diplomatic cable released by whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has revealed.

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