Commission sets out guidelines on precautionary principle

A long-awaited paper on the precautionary principle was published by the European Commission in February. The paper strongly asserts the EC's right to take precautionary action without falling foul of global trade rules. Business is happier than environmentalists with the Commission's approach - though industry has not had it all its own way.

Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
or call 020 8267 8120