Europe approves several stalled biotech traits

Europe approves several stalled biotech traits

THE European Commission recently approved 19 import authorizations for genetically modified organisms.

Seventeen of the authorizations are for food and feed traits that already were approved by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) but had been stalled by non-science-based political objections, according to the U.S. Grains Council (USGC).

The two additional approvals are for genetically modified cut flowers.

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