Open statement


on the proposal of the EU Commission on plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques and their food and feed

Today, the EU Commission presented a proposal amending the current GMO regulation. According to the proposal, plants that have been bred using new genomic techniques (NGT) without inserting genes from another species are to be treated same as conventionally bred plants. We expressly welcome this proposal, as this regulation will massively facilitate the establishment of sustainable agriculture and the reduction of pesticide consumption in the EU.

Read the full statement here (German only)