Daily archives: 13 January 2015


European Parliament backs GMO opt-out for EU member states

New legislation to allow EU member states to restrict or ban the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on their own territory, even if this is allowed at EU level, was passed by MEPs on 13 January 2015. The legislation, informally agreed by Parliament and Council in December, was originally tabled in 2010 […]