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Detail

Area
European Union
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Grains
Date
01/04/2015
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import policy
Description
Autorised import of 10 new types of genetically modified crops, such as maize, soybeans, cotton and oilseed rape as either human food or animal feed for 10 years.
Notes
This approval only covers imports, not cultivation. Only one GM crop is currently grown in Europe: Monsanto\'s maize MON810 in Spain and Portugal.