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07.09.2005 |

French farmers grew 500 ha of GM maize clandenstinly

Around 500 ha of GM maize have been grown in the South-West of France with EU approved GMO varieties (Monsanto's Mon810). As there is no French law on GM growing and co-existence in place yet the growing appears to be legal. The public is taken by surprise.</p><p><a href="http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=scienceNews&storyID=2005-09-06T165944Z_01_MOL661056_RTRIDST_0_SCIENCE-FOOD-FRANCE-GMOS-DC.XML">Science Reuters: French farmers head for gene maize harvest</a></p><p><a href="http://www.lefigaro.fr/sciences/20050906.FIG0248.html?070442">Figaro: OGM : déjà un millier d'hectares en France</a>

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