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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
October 2007

30 October 2007
France: Sarkozy to suspend cultivation of Bt Maize
The President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced the temporary suspension of cultivation approval for genetically modified Bt maize. No further action will be taken ...

26 October 2007
EU Environment Commissioner against cultivation approval for GM maize
The European Environment Commissioner, Stavros Dimas, has spoken out against the approval of two genetically modified maize lines for cultivation in the EU. His opinions ...

26 October 2007
GM Trees: New Weapons Against Pollution
Scientists at the University of Washington have succeeded in developing genetically engineered poplar trees that can break down a host of highly toxic industrial pollutants ...

19 October 2007
Pakistan: Unapproved cultivation of Bt cotton
In Pakistan, genetically modified Bt cotton apparently is being cultivated on a large scale. According to a report by the Embassy of the USA, approximately 40 per cent of the ...

17 October 2007
EU Member States: Chronic blockade of decisions on GM products
The EU Member States continue to be deeply divided on the approval of GM products. On 10th October, this was shown once again by the results of a vote in the Standing ...

15 October 2007
USA: Official investigation of LL601 rice complete
The official investigation conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture USDA on the presence of genetically modified LL601 rice in conventional rice products has ...

11 October 2007
The future of GMOs in France under debate
Rules for the usage of GMOs in France might become tougher according to recent environment discussions in the country. The “Grenelle de l’environnement”, a current ...


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