Brussels reopens 12-year old GMO cultivation request



Published 07 November 2013

European ministers will decide whether to approve the cultivation of variety of genetically modified maize, after the European Commission was legally obliged to pass on the 12-year-old request.

The EU Commission passed the decision on to the European Council of Ministers yesterday (6 November) after the EU General Court ruled last month that it had failed to act on a 2001 request by European ministers to cultivate the GM maize, Pioneer-DuPont’s 1507.

The full article is available here.

Read the official Press Release here.

Read the Questions and Answers on EU's policies on cultivation and imports of GMOs here.

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