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Draft French Decree on Mutagenesis Breeding, Consequent Draft Lists of Banned Herbicide Tolerant Rapeseed Varieties: A Saga History Of Interpretations

A legal challenge to the French interpretation of EU Directive 2001/18/CE on GMOs In December 2014, nine NGOs challenged the transposition of the EU...

20 Benefits from Agricultural Genome Editing

It is often easy for anti-technology, anti-corporate activists to paint their own picture of reality, especially when it comes to the lucrative business of...

Why It Is So Difficult To Communicate Biotechnology?

Besides science, we all know that agriculture involves culture. We ‘cultivate’ (i.e. agri-culture contributes culture – human values) to the natural environment. Farming is...

Europe is Lagging Behind, Again!

Why biotechnology is the perfect fit for the EU’s Green Deal Since 1996, EuropaBio has been representing the interests of the biotechnology industry at European...

Counseil D’Etat: Certain Organisms Obtained by Mutagenesis Must Comply with GMO Regulations

Seized by associations and unions, the Council of State judges that the organisms obtained by certain mutagenesis techniques must be subject to the regulations...

Biotech Crops are the Fastest Adopted Crop Technology: ISAAA

Biotech crops are considered as the fastest adopted crop technology in the history of modern agriculture, according to ISAAA Pocket K 16: Biotech Crop...

The EU GMO Directive is No Longer Fit for Purpose

Will the new EU Commissions’ “Farm to Fork Strategy” on sustainable food embrace plant breeding innovation? After the ruling of the European Court of...

Stimulating Innovation: How the U.S. is Revising its Biotech Regulations

It’s been quite a while since the US first drafted its Coordinated Framework that articulates how the products of biotechnology are regulated in the...

Rothamsted Responds To New PM’s Pledge On GM Crops

Statement from Professor Achim Dobermann, Director and Chief Executive of Rothamsted Research, in response to PM Boris Johnson’s pledge yesterday “…to liberate the UK’s...

EU Innovation Under Pressure

Not so long ago, the EU decided that it would increase R&D investment from under two per cent GDP a decade ago to three...