This month started withthe awaited votes of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee (ComAgri) on negotiation positions on the CAP post-2020 reform package, namely the new EU rules for the Common Market Organisation in agricultural products (April 1), the CAP Strategic Plans (April 2) and the Horizontal Regulation (April 8). In terms of wine market […]
NEW GENOMIC TECHNIQUES: COUNCIL HESITATES
During the last reunion of the year of the Environmental Council of the EU, Ministers showed to be more resistant to modification of the current GMO legislation, notably in a note advanced by the Austrian delegation calling on the precautionary principle to be applied. At the same time, the Commission still reiterates its commitment to use these technologies -New Genomic Techniques- as one of the tool to put into practice the Farm to Fork and increase the sustainability of the EU agri sector.
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