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European Parliament summarises GMO cultivation in the EU

The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) remains controversial, which is why the EU has very strict rules and complex authorisation procedures concerning their cultivation and commercialisation.

Since April 2015, EU countries are able to ban the cultivation of GMOs on their territory, but should they have the same power regarding their commercialisation? MEPs voted against national bans on 28 October. 

Check out this article and infographic to find out more about GMOs in the EU.


Reproduced from an article on the Synthetic Biology Special Interest Group, by KTN's Amy Tayler

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