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12.12.2023 |

Spanish EU presidency pushes ahead with controversial plan to allow new GMOs to escape safety testing

Greenpeace EU media briefing – December 2023

The Spanish Presidency of the EU is pressing ahead with a European Commission plan to deregulate a new brand of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). EU agriculture ministers meeting on Sunday 10 December and Monday 11 December will be asked for their views on the plan, with the aim of achieving a common position for governments, ahead of negotiations with the European Parliament.