Europe's Retail Sector Calls for Clear Regulation of New GMOs

Leading European retailers have signed the "Retailers' Resolution against Deregulating New GMOs". They demand that all GMOs should remain strictly regulated in the EU, the precautionary principle, risk assessment and traceability and labelling requirements must continue to be applied. In her response Commissioner Kyriakides did not commit to risk assessment and transparency for new GMOs. Large-scale deregulation of new GMOs is key target of the EC, ENGA expressed its concern in a letter to the Commissioner.