EU Commission set to recommend approval of controversial new GM maize !

07.11.2013

Agri EU

Published 06 November 2013

Greenpeace EU agriculture policy director Marco Contiero said: “The Commission is acting irresponsibly by recommending the approval of a GM crop that is known to harm butterflies and moths and that will encourage rampant use of a herbicide so toxic that it is being phased out in Europe. Given the environmental impacts, the lack of actual benefits from GM crops and the widespread public opposition, we ask: on whose behalf is the Commission acting?”

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