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Biotech Crop News Crops Up All Over

…with the EU on one side, and Cuba and the U.S. together on the other.

The EU’s council of environment ministers voted overwhelmingly yesterday to allow Austria and Hungary to maintain their empire ban on biotech crops.  When we noted this pending vote a couple of weeks ago, many reporters expected the ministers to be unable to reach a definitive result under the EU voting rules.  However, 22 of 27 ministers voted not to overturn the bans.  With other national bans active or possible in France, Greece and Germany, the European Commission will have its hands full if it continues its attempts in this area without a change in strategy.

On the other hand hemisphere:

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2 responses to “Biotech Crop News Crops Up All Over

  1. Pingback: Canadian Flax Growers Plan a Roundup Resistant Strain That May Also Resist EU’s GM Resistance In New $5.5m Collaboration with Cibus Global « The Cross-Border Biotech Blog

  2. Pingback: Canadian Flax growers plan a roundup-resistant strain « The RIC Blog

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