Don’t accept new GMOs in Europe!

In a disappointing move, the Commission handed the decision on the authorisation of the GMO maize 1507 over to the Council today with a recommendation for approval. The maize produces an insecticide in its cells and contains a gene that makes it resistant to the non-selective herbicide glufosinate. The cultivation of this maize in Europe would pose unpredictable risk on the environment and consumers.

Now, Environment Ministers have the power to decide – contact your national minister and tell them to reject the authorisation of the 1507 maize!  

Open letter from NGOs on college debate of 6 November

EU Commission press release

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