NEW BREEDING TECHNIQUES: England organises referendum

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In January, the UK took a step further in the change in regulations of NBTs by opening a public consultation aimed at easing the process of approving products derived from gene editing techniques, while French Agricultural minister publicly expressed his view in favour of considering NBTs’ products, not as GMOs.  In Germany, the GFFA – Global Forum for Food and Agriculture – took place: the topic of NBTs was touched in some panels, and the question if the current EU legislation on gene editing could assure EU competitiveness in international trade was raised.

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