|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.|
Laboratory of Plant Breeding
|Publication type||Refereed Article in a scientific journal|
|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.