A Welcome Proposal to Amend the GMO Legislation of the EU

Dennis Eriksson, Wendy Harwood, Per Hofvander, Huw Jones, Peter Rogowsky, Eva Stöger , Richards G. F. Visser

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Abstract

Is the European Union (EU) regulatory framework for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) adequate for emerging techniques, such as genome editing? This has been discussed extensively for more than 10 years. A recent proposal from The Netherlands offers a way to break the deadlock. Here, we discuss how the proposal would affect examples from public plant research
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1100-1103
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Volume36
Issue number11
Early online date25 May 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Nov 2018

Keywords

  • new plant breeding techniques
  • gene editing
  • GMO
  • EU Directive
  • European Union
  • Organisms, Genetically Modified/growth & development
  • Agriculture/legislation & jurisprudence

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