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Record number 64732
Title Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms in the European Union
Author(s) Grossman, M.R.; Bryan Endres, A.
Source American Behavioral Scientist 44 (2000). - ISSN 0002-7642 - p. 378 - 434.
Department(s) Law and Governance
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2000
Abstract To be successful, laws that regulate genetically modified organisms (GMOs) must help society decide rationally when to pause and when to proceed in adopting new biotechnological developments. In the context of European Union (EU) institutions and lawmaking procedures, this article examines European Community (EC) legal measures that govern the contained use, deliberate release, and labeling of GMOs. To illustrate Member State implementation of EC measures, the article focuses more briefly on regulation of GMOs in England. It highlights the controversy about GMOs in Member States and reveals some of the differences between U.S. and EU attitudes toward GMOs and genetically modified products.
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