Food Law News - EU - 1996

19 December 1996: NOVEL FOODS - Genetically Modified Maize

The Week in Europe, 19 December 1996

Genetically Modified Maize

The following is an extract from The Week in Europe. No other details are yet available to me (but see earlier item
14 November 1996).

"The Commission has decided to authorize the placing on the market of genetically modified maize, notified by Ciba-Geigy. This follows extensive consideration by the Council and Commission, and reports by three scientific panels; the scientific basis for the decision is far better than a few months ago, Commissioner Ritt Bjerregaard said."

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