GMO news related to Belgium

13.10.2023 |

Commission proposal on new genomic techniques is a step backward for biosafety, freedom of choice and consumers’ information

On 5 July, the European Commission published its proposal on plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques (NGTs). As the European organic movement, we consider this proposal misguided, dangerous for European seed autonomy, and a distraction from the agroecological solutions needed to move agriculture towards sustainability.