Poland broke the EU’s 2001 law on genetically modified crops by failing to establish a public register of cultivation locations, the EU court has ruled.
Poland also failed to comply with a requirement to make information on the location of GM crops publicly accessible, the Court ruled on Thursday, backing a complaint from the European Commission.
Under its EU accession treaty, Poland had to implement the GM directive by May 2004. Poland passed a GM law in 2001, but this did not provide for a register.
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