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Record number 538474
Title A Welcome Proposal to Amend the GMO Legislation of the EU
Author(s) Eriksson, Dennis; Harwood, Wendy; Hofvander, Per; Jones, Huw; Rogowsky, Peter; Stöger, Eva; Visser, Richard G.F.
Source Trends in Biotechnology (2018). - ISSN 0167-7799 - 4 p.
Department(s) PE&RC
Laboratory of Plant Breeding
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2018
Keyword(s) EU Directive - gene editing - GMO - new plant breeding techniques

Is the European Union (EU) regulatory framework for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) adequate for emerging techniques, such as genome editing? This has been discussed extensively for more than 10 years. A recent proposal from The Netherlands offers a way to break the deadlock. Here, we discuss how the proposal would affect examples from public plant research.

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