GMO news related to the European Union

07.09.2005 |

French farmers grew 500 ha of GM maize clandenstinly

Around 500 ha of GM maize have been grown in the South-West of France with EU approved GMO varieties (Monsanto's Mon810). As there is no French law on GM growing and co-existence in place yet the growing appears to be legal. The public is taken by surprise.</p><p><a href="">Science Reuters: French farmers head for gene maize harvest</a></p><p><a href="">Figaro: OGM : déjà un millier d'hectares en France</a>