EU legitimizes GM crop exclusion zones

  title={EU legitimizes GM crop exclusion zones},
  author={M. Sabalza and B. Miralpeix and R. Twyman and T. Capell and P. Christou},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  • M. Sabalza, B. Miralpeix, +2 authors P. Christou
  • Published 2011
  • Business, Medicine
  • Nature Biotechnology
  • 315 To the Editor: On July 13, 2010, the European Commission (EC) officially proposed to give member states the freedom to veto the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops on their own territory without having to provide any scientific evidence relating to new risks1. The objective of the legislation is ostensibly to make individual member states responsible for their own policy on GM crops, and therefore to speed up pending authorizations by removing the ability of those member states… CONTINUE READING
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