Biotechnology, a societal block

22.10.2013

Campagnes et Environnement

Published 22 October 2013

The societal aspect: here is the block "laments Marc Van Montagu, founder  of the first genetically modified plant in 1983, testified at the symposium on" Plant Biotechnology, and their impact on society. "

Held on October 1st in Paris by Saf Company farmers France, and AFBV, French Association of Plant Biotechnology, this day also wanted to demonstrate the challenges in this sector beyond the passions. "To date, no scientific evidence allows to blame for any proven risk to human health and the environment that would justify opposition to genetically modified plant varieties allowed to be placed on the market," says Marc Fellous, president of the 'AFBV.

The full article is available in French, here.