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EnviroTech :: Regulatory :: Regulatory: Genetically Modified Organisms

BIO welcomes European approval of GMOs, but criticizes proposal to give European states a greater say

5:58 AM MDT | April 27, 2015 | Michael Ravenscroft

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO; Washington) says that it welcomes the European Commission’s recent decision to approve several genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for use in food and feed products, but opposes what it describes as a “move to undermine international obligations.” Some of the products received a positive scientific opinion in Europe as far back as November 2013, and BIO says that the use of the products has been “long delayed by political interference.” The European Commission announced last week that...

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