EU Commission Backs Plan to Approve GM Corn

06.11.2013

Ag Web

Published 06 November 2013

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union moved closer to approving the cultivation of a second genetically modified corn on the continent despite years of objections by environmental groups and widespread apprehension about GMO food among European consumers.

Wednesday's approval by the EU Commission, the bloc's executive arm, now sends the plan to approve DuPont-Pioneer Maize 1507 to the EU's 28 member nations for consideration — and could lead to a decision on the issue within months.

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.