Soy growers push for immediate EU approval of traits

Three new soybean traits await final approval from European Commission.

The American Soybean Assn. (ASA) ramped up its call this week for the European Union to approve three outstanding soybean traits, noting that the tools are a critical part of the industry’s ongoing quest to meet sustainability and consumer demand goals and that continued delays pose serious issues both for farmers and industry.

In a letter to European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis this week, ASA expressed deep concerns with the EU’s delayed authorization of three new soybean tr

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