WASHINGTON -- Responding to the growing controversy over genetically engineered foods, Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman last week announced plans to conduct a study of their long-term effect on the environment and safety of consumers. In a pro-biotechnology speech to members of the National Press Club here, Glickman called for an independent scientific review of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's biotech approval process. He also proposed the establishment of regional centers around the ...

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