Science and progress should prevail when dealing with advanced plant breeding technologies, health and food safety commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis has said ..
News 29 Sep 2017
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European Greens and NGOs want plants produced by new techniques that enable targeted genome mutations to be classified as genetically modified organisms ..
News 27 Sep 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Tuesday to reject the imports of a range of new genetically modified maize varieties ..
News 21 Mar 2017
The European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Monday to object to renewing EU authorisations to cultivate three genetically modified maize varieties ..
News 4 Oct 2016
The European Commission should reconsider the migration limit for zinc set out in the 2011 regulation on plastic food contact materials, according to the European ..
News 4 Mar 2016
The European Ombudsman has called on the European Commission to comply with the legal timescale for decisions on licensing imports of genetically modified food and ..
News 19 Jan 2016
Novel plant breeding techniques that interfere with plants’ genetic processes should not be allowed in organic farming and should be regulated under the EU’s GMO ..
News 15 Jan 2016
All member state decisions to implement national bans on cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops look set to go ahead as the scrutiny periods pass ..
News 5 Nov 2015
The European Parliament has united against a proposal to allow member states to enact national bans on the use of genetically modified food and feed ..
News 28 Oct 2015
The European Commission's forthcoming proposals on nanomaterials in REACH should define the nano form of a substance as a distinct entity, an NGO has said ..
News 16 Oct 2015
MEPs rejected a European Commission proposal to allow EU countries to ban genetically modified food and feed on their territory ..
News 13 Oct 2015
Germany has become the 15th member state to signal that it will introduce a national ban on GM cultivation ..
News 1 Oct 2015
The Portuguese government has published legislative proposals to tackle soil contamination at brownfield sites by requiring site operators to obtain soil quality certificates ..
News 14 Sep 2015
The European Parliament should reject a Commission proposal to allow countries to ban the use of genetically modified food and feed on their territory, the ..
News 3 Sep 2015