Nearly 700 pages of emails reveal how they worked together to prepare a controversial reform on GMOs.
Thomas Gerbet, Radio Canada, September 26, 2023
Working hand in glove with federal officials, the CropLife agrochemical lobby (which represents companies such as Bayer, steered regulatory changes, reveal documents obtained by Radio-Canada. Their association even had a name: the “Tiger Team.”
In addition to co-developing a reform behind closed doors, they defined concepts together and developed communication strategies. All this was done months before a public consultation was held on the subject. The outcome of this consultation was exactly what the industry wanted.