Following the European Court of Justice ruling, that plants obtained by recent techniques such as CRISPR-Cas9-mediated genome editing mutagenesis are regulated as GMO, the VIB statement addresses the huge problems Europe will face in plant breeding in the future. EPSO anticipates the same problems as depicted in the statement, which is in line with our first reaction, and will publish a full statement in November.
- Regulating genome editing as GMOs has negative consequences for agriculture, society and economy statement 24/10/2018
- European Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) Roadmap 2018 published 18/09/2018
- The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) 2018 setting out actions to achieve the goal by 2030 and confirming a rise in world hunger 17/09/2018