Europe agrees to GMO crops


Digital Journal

Member states of the European Union have agreed on a EU-wide directive for the authorization process of genetically modified crops, with an opt-out for individual countries. On the other side of the fence the consortium EuropaBio criticized the decision to “renationalise” the GMO-related decision-making. The trade association said: “This deal shows the lack of willingness of the EU institutions and member states to correctly implement the current regulatory framework for GMO approvals they had decided upon themselves.”

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