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Stakeholder input wanted: survey on research needs for assessing GMO impacts 

Shaping the Future of GMO Research

Stakeholder with interests in the risk and/or benefit assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) are invited to take part in an online survey.

The aim of this survey is to identify which research needs should be prioritised, thereby contributing to the commissioning of research on the health, environment and economic impacts of GMOs.

The survey will close on 15th July 2015.

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News Messages
February 2007

26 February 2007
Coexistence regulations progress in the Nordic countries
In 2005, Denmark was the first Nordic country to introduce regulations on the coexistence of genetically modified, conventional and organic crops. A new report by the Nordic ...

26 February 2007
GM feed to prevent infections
The small biotech firm Novoplant has applied for field trials in Gatersleben, Germany, using genetically modified peas to produce antibodies against bacteria which cause ...

23 February 2007
USA: Court orders new safety assessment for GM-alfalfa
A US-American court has ruled that a genetically modified alfalfa (Luzerne), cultivated since 2006, must be assessed once more in respect to its environmental safety. The US ...

23 February 2007
A new generation of GM soy awaits approval
The agro biotech company Monsanto is seeking approval for an advanced variety of a GM soy. Tolerant to the herbicide Roundup, and based on a variety that has been cultivated ...

23 February 2007
2007: More GM maize in Germany
Estimates indicate more cultivation of genetically modified maize in 2007 than in the prior year. Three months before the start of the sowing season in April/May, 3774 ...

22 February 2007
EU environment ministers: No end for Hungarian ban on MON810
The EU commission has failed with its attempt to lift Hungary’s ban on genetically modified maize MON810. The insect-resistant maize was created by the US company Monsanto, ...

21 February 2007
Uganda to test genetically modified bananas
Geoffrey Arinaitwe, a Ugandan scientist based in Belgium, has developed a genetically modified banana resistant to pests and diseases and has applied to the Uganda National ...

19 February 2007
One Million Europeans for Labelling Extension
On February 5th, the environmental organisation Greenpeace presented to the EU Commissioner for Health, Markos Kyprianou, a petition signed by one million EU citizens. They ...

19 February 2007
What is the future of GMO detection?
A scientist's opinion, spoken freely In August 2006, US authorities informed the EU of long-grain rice shipments contaminated with unauthorised GM rice, which sparked a new ...

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