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More GM trickery from EFSA: Environmental risk assessment guidelines are deeply flawed

Comments from GM-Free Cymru

20 January 2011

The new EFSA Guidance on the environmental risk assessment of GM crops (1) has been subjected to careful scrutiny by Testbiotech -- and Christoph Then, the author of the report, has warned that EFSA is still maintaining its strategy of "softening the burden of regulation" for the GM industry. We would agree with that. The document is complex and difficult to read, but it is strong on theory and very weak on the practical or experimental protocols which are expected of applicants for GM approvals...


Source: More GM trickery from EFSA: Environmental risk assessment guidelines are deeply flawed
Author: GM-Free Cymru

Link: Rules on GMOs in the EU - Traceability
Link: EU register of genetically modified food and feed
Link: EU States Can Ban GM Crops For Public Order: Draft
Link: Mr. Dalli: The current EU legislative framework gives the possibility to Member States to restrict or prohibit the use of a particular GMO...
Link: Scientific Cooperation between EFSA and Member States: taking stock and looking ahead

Date: 2011-02-18

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