G-modified foods to be banned from Moscow schools
MOSCOW, May 15 (Itar-Tass) -- Foodstuffs containing genetically modified products will be banned from Moscow schools and pre-school childcare centers, the Moscow Mayor's office has told Itar-Tass, as follows from an instruction issued by Mayor Yuri Luzhkov.
"Scientists have not fully studied the effects of genetically modified products on the human body yet. The city authorities have decided to take precautions to protect the city's population, in particular, youngsters, from the unfavorable effects the use of such products may have, and to ban the g-modified foods from children's diet," the source said.
The packages of genetically modified products on offer at Moscow's supermarkets will carry the appropriate warning.