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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.

More information and access to the online survey

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News Messages
April 2007

26 April 2007
Co-Extra research: Method for biological containment facilitates coexistence
Scientists from the Co-Extra EU research programme have published results that prove the utility of "chloroplast transformation" for the biological containment of genetically ...

25 April 2007
EFSA confirms the safe use of nptII as selectable marker in GM plants
The GMO panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reconfirmed that the nptII marker gene in genetically modified plants poses no threat to human or animal health ...

19 April 2007
Greece: Bans on 16 new GM maize varieties
Although all GM maize varieties have been approved for cultivation in the EU, the Greek government raised its total of maize bans to 47 on April 13th by disallowing 16 ...

12 April 2007
Study: GM crops in Europe improve yields and income
A study by the agricultural consultancy PG Economics has assessed the impact of Bt maize in seven EU countries. The result: GM crops deliver increased yields, raise farmers' ...

05 April 2007
European Parliament votes against GMOs in organic foods
The European Parliament has called for GMO traces in organic products to be limited more strictly in comparison with conventional foods. The Members of the European ...

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