Regulating a Brave New Genetically Modified World
by Donald K Anton
In the next 15 minutes I would like to examine the incipient international regulation of an increasingly genetically modified world under the new Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety -- ironically adopted, after 6 arduous years of negotiation, this past January in Montreal. Before looking at the Protocol, however, a few preliminary observations about the development and use of genetic engineering are in order.
The development and use of genetic engineering