EU Commission passes the buck on GM maize

07.11.2013

EU Observer

Published 07 November 2013

The European Commission says it will be up to member states to decide whether to cultivate a genetically modified (GM) crop known as Pioneer 1507 maize.

The announcement, made in Brussels by EU commissioner for health Tonio Borg on Wednesday (6 November), followed a European Court ruling in mid-September that Pioneer's 2001 request for permission to cultivate the insect-resistant crop must be dealt with.

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.