Media Advisory - Food Technology Forum
14 May 2000
Minister and Associate Minister of Environment Hon Phillida
Bunkle will address the Food Technology Forum in Auckland
tomorrow, Monday May 15, 2000.
The Minister will speak to
the Forum on the Royal Commission of Inquiry into genetic
modification, food labelling, and a food assurance
Food Technology Forum
Monday, 15 May
Waipuna International Hotel
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