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Tuesday, 18 September 2012

EU court case says EU bloc already approved GMOs

Last week, in a ruling  from the European Court of Justice, it was determined that genetically modified crops cannot be subject to individual nation’s authorization because the European bloc already approved their use and marketing.
"The lack of national rules to ensure so-called co-existence between modified, organic and conventional crops doesn’t entitle an EU member state to prohibit cultivation of biotech crops in a general manner,” the court wrote, according to Bloomberg.
The case brought before the European court was between Pioneer Hi-Bred Italia Srl and Italy’s agriculture ministry.


Source: Greenbio