Press Release: Member States may not adopt emergency measures regarding genetically modified food and feed unless it is evident that there is a serious risk to health or the environment

“The Court finds that, where it is not evident that genetically modified products are likely to constitute a serious risk to human health, animal health or the environment, neither he Commission nor the Member States have the option of adopting emergency measures such as the prohibition on the cultivation of maize MON 810.”

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Source: Court of Justice of the EU

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