Planet Diversity World Congress on the Future of Food and Agriculture


22.03.2005 |

EU-Commission confirms position on GMO legislative

The new European Commission agreed today to:- push through new approvals of GM foods irrespective of the lack of consensus of EU member states- submit to the Environment Council proposals to force countries to lift their bans on GM products- go ahead with the approval of new GM crops also for cultivationNo agreement was reported on co-existence and seed purity issues</p><p><a href="">Commission statement</a></p><p><a href="">Internal Commission orientation Paper</a></p><p><a href="">Commission: Questions and Answers on the Regulation of GMOs in the European Union</a></p><p><a href="">Friends of the Earth PR: European Commission to ram GM foods through</a></p><p><a href="">Reuters via PlanetArk: EU States Overruled on GMOs by Own Deadlock</a></p><p><a href="">EU Observer: Commission set to push ahead with new GMOs</a>

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