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Genetically Modified Organisms: Crops

Volume 476: debated on Wednesday 21 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the status is of the GM crops (a) hybrid maize (i) MON863 x MON810, (ii) MON863 x NK603 and (iii) MON863 x MON810 x NK603, (b) GM maize (i) Bt11 and (ii) ISO7, (c) GM rice LL62 and (d) GM potato Amflora. (206015)

At a College of Commissioners orientation debate on GMOs on 7 May the European Commission decided to refer all of these applications back to the European Food Safety Authority for further scientific advice.