TRADE PACT MAY IMPERIL FOOD SAFETY

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- A coalition of consumer groups alleged that a new trade agreement signed April 15 by most of the world's nations could compromise America's food safety and force supermarket operators to meet regulations set by bureaucrats in Geneva."The GATT Uruguay Round will imperil food safety in this country because it will allow them to be challenged . . . as illegal trade barriers before

WASHINGTON (FNS) -- A coalition of consumer groups alleged that a new trade agreement signed April 15 by most of the world's nations could compromise America's food safety and force supermarket operators to meet regulations set by bureaucrats in Geneva.

"The GATT Uruguay Round will imperil food safety in this country because it will allow them to be challenged . . . as illegal trade barriers before secret tribunals in Geneva," Ralph Nader charged at a press conference held three days

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