greentomorrows

Green Eco news and information

GM crops to be fast-tracked in UK following EU vote

1 Comment

GM maize variety ‘Supercorn’, developed by US company DuPont Pioneer, is likely to be authorised in ‘near future’, says leaked government email

GM crops look set to be brought to the UK market speedily after MEPs approve new legislation allowing countries to choose whether to grow the crops, in a rubber-stamping vote on Tuesday.

The new law, which comes into force this spring, will allow states to cultivate GM crops that have already been approved by the European Food Safety Authority (Efsa). According to Sarah Cundy, the UK’s head of GM policy and regulation, that could happen quickly.

Continue reading…

from Environment | The Guardian http://ift.tt/14TONYf

http://ift.tt/1y8rvtm

Advertisements

One thought on “GM crops to be fast-tracked in UK following EU vote

  1. Pingback: Health Spreads Really do Lower Heart Risk | Find Me A Cure

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s