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Seven new GMO approved by EC

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17.8.2021 – The Commission authorised seven genetically modified crops (3 maize, 2 soybeans, 1 oilseed rape and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorisations for two maize and one oilseed rape crops used for food and animal feed. All of these GMOs have gone through a comprehensive and stringent authorisation procedure, including a favourable scientific assessment [...]

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19 Member states banned GMOs

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19 Member States have submitted demands for the exclusion of their territory (or part of their territory) from the geographical scope of already authorised, or pending applications for GMO cultivation (option 1), by October 3 that was the deadline to submit demands under the transitional measures. The list can still be modified by the Member [...]

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Commission authorises 17 GMOs for food/feed uses and two GM carnations

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The Commission adopted on 25 April 2015, 10 new authorisations for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) for food/feed use, 7 renewals of existing authorisations and also the authorisation for the importation of 2 GMO cut flowers (not for food or feed). These GMOs had gone through a full authorisation procedure, including a favourable scientific assessment by [...]

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Cultivation of GMOs jurisdiction of Member States

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Council of the European Union approved a directive that sets new rules for the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Member States. The rules confirmed today will enter into force 20 days after their publication in the Official Journal of the EU. The new rules give Member States the freedom of choice and greater [...]

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