Planet Diversity World Congress on the Future of Food and Agriculture


27.06.2006 |

EU environment ministers discuss GMO risk assessment

"The delegations welcomed the set of measures decided on by the Commission with a view to improving the risk assessment procedures in the context of the current legislation. Certain delegations underlined the importance of applying the precautionary principle in this context," announces the Council of Environmental Ministers first bulletin on the results of the ministers discussion on GMOs. Outside activists called for more.</p><p><a href="">EU-Observer: Austrian presidency fails to stop GMO approvals</a></p><p><a href="">Greenpeace EU: Protest on GMOs at the EU Environment Council: make precaution a reality</a></p><p><a href="">Picture Greenpeace International: 25 Statues of Liberty holding forks and say: "Liberty for Europe to be GMO-free!"</a></p><p><a href="">2740th Environment Council meeting, Luxembourg, 27 June 2006 (provisional version)</a></p><p><a href="">FOE: EU Environment Ministers urged to introduce tougher food safety rules</a>

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