The European Commission has authorised five genetically modified crops to be used for food and feed, including four types of maize and a variety of sugar beet, the latter of which was developed by Monsanto and Syngenta to be herbicide or insect resistant.
“All of the Member States had a right to express a view in the standing committee and subsequently the Appeals Committee, and the outcome is that the European Commission has the legal backing of the member states to proceed,”  the European Com...

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