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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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November 2007

30 November 2007
Proof of Golden Rice's efficiency
For years, the genetically modified "Golden Rice" was criticized by opponents of agricultural biotechnology as a Trojan horse. The provitamin A-enriched Golden Rice was ...

29 November 2007
EFB urges Commissioner Dimas to follow scientific advice
The intent of Stavros Dimas, EU Commissioner for the Environment, to reject two Bt maize submissions has raised concerns by European scientists, institutes and the industry ...

28 November 2007
Monitoring for StarLink corn to end
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes to cease the monitoring for residues of StarLink corn. Judging from more than 4 million tests on StarLink without a ...

19 November 2007
Food surveillance: a quarter of soya products contain traces of GMOs
Germany: The consumer will find only very few products on the German market that are subject to GM labelling requirements. In soya products, on the other hand, minimal traces ...

01 November 2007
EU: Cultivation of Bt maize almost doubled
In 2007, the 110,000 hectares of genetically modified Bt maize cultivated in the EU represents a near-doubling of the 62,000 hectares grown in the previous year. With 75,000 ...

01 November 2007
Difficult decision for the EU Commission: punitive damages or lift national bans of GM maize
For the first time, the EU Commission may enforce cancellation of a nationally-applied prohibition of genetically modified maize. With a majority vote in their Council ...
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