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BASF Takes EU to Court Over GM Potato

5:07 AM MDT | July 25, 2008 |

Alex Scott

BASF says it has initiated legal proceedings against the European Commission for the commission’s “failure to act” to approve BASF’s Amflora genetically modified potato. Approval for the use of Amflora across the European Union (EU) has not been granted despite positive safety assessments and a 12-year approval process, BASF says. The case has been filed by BASF in the European Court of First Instance in Luxembourg. “EU Commissioners have postponed Amflora’s approval despite repeated positive safety assessments by the European...

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