EU execs back OK for genetically modified maize

06.11.2013

Bloomber Business Week

Published 06 November 2013

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive Commission is backing plans to cultivate a genetically modified maize despite the objections of environmental groups which considers it dangerous.

Wednesday's approval now sends the plans to approve Maize 1507 to the EU's 28 member nations for consideration and could lead to a decision on the issue as soon as next month. EU member states have sharply diverging views on the cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms — commonly known as GMOs.

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