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GM Crops

Volume 450: debated on Friday 20 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what threshold has been set for acceptable levels of cross-contamination from genetically modified crops. (94050)

Under European Union law, crops or individual product ingredients are exempted from carrying a genetically modified (GM) label if they have an adventitious or technically unavoidable presence of an approved GM organism below 0.9 per cent.