The Expert's Forum 2018

- Tuesday, 24 April 2018

US Department of Agriculture has recently issued a statement declaring that the USDA does not regulate or have any plans to regulate plant varieties obtained by genomic editing.

The reason is that these plants could otherwise have been developed through traditional breeding techniques.





- Friday, 06 April 2018

Genome edition is not transgenesis, according the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union

According to a recently published opinion, as an answer to a query to the French government by a French agricultural union, genomic edition is a mutagenesis technique. Consequently it is not bound to the GMO European Directive. The opinion is not a binding one for the Court, however its legal implications are quite relevant.





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