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Options to Reform the European Union Legislation on GMOs: Scope and Definitions

Eriksson, Dennis; Custers, Rene; Bjoernberg, Karin Edvardsson; Hansson, Sven Ove; Purnhagen, Kai; Qaim, Matin; Romeis, Joerg; Schiemann, Joachim; Schleissing, Stephan; Tosun, Jale; Visser, Richard G. F.


We discuss options to reform the EU genetically modified organisms (GMO) regulatory framework, make risk assessment and decision-making more consistent with scientific principles, and lay the groundwork for international coherence. The first in a threepart series, this article focuses on reform options related to the scope of the legislation and the GMO definition.

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Trends in Biotechnology
2020, Volume: 38, number: 3, pages: 231-234

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      Law (excluding Law and Society)
      Genetics and Breeding

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