Since moving to live in the north-west of England in 2007, she has worked freelance for Agrow, covering EU regulatory affairs.
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An application for EU import approval for a genetically modified maize line combining five traits has successfully completed the risk assessment stage by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
There must be no attempt to exclude plants modified with new breeding techniques (NBTs) from current EU legislation on genetically modified organisms (GMO, according to an international organic farming group.
There must be no attempt to exclude plants modified with new breeding techniques (NBTs) from current EU legislation on genetically modified organisms.
There are still "several gaps" in the scientific knowledge needed to support the EU assessment of dietary risks from the new generation of plants that have been genetically modified using RNA interference (RNAi) technology.
US company American Vanguard's Dutch subsidiary, Amvac Netherlands, has brought a lawsuit seeking an annulment of the European Commission’s decision not to renew the EU approval of the insecticide/acaricide, ethoprophos.
EU advice has been issued on how to estimate human dietary exposure to newly expressed proteins in food derived from genetically modified crops.