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WORLD: ISO issues GM definition standards

WORLD: ISO issues GM definition standards

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has released guidelines advising on how best to check whether foodstuffs contain genetically modified material.

EU: Commission may halt GM licensing

EU: Commission may halt GM licensing

The European Union Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas has expressed concerns about the quality of information available on the long-term health and environmental effects and of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

EU: Commission rules out GM legislation

EU: Commission rules out GM legislation

The European Commission has made a judgement that the co-existence of genetically modified crops with conventional and organic farming “does not appear justified at this time”.

WTO ruling puts spotlight back on GM

WTO ruling puts spotlight back on GM

The World Trade Organisation has ruled that the European Union had contravened international trade rules by banning imports of genetically modified food. But will it prove a Pyrrhic victory for biotech producers as European consumers and retailers remain sceptical? Catherine Sleep reports.