- Battle is joined in GM trade war. Pendrous, Rick // Food Manufacture;Jun2003, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the complaint of the U.S. and Canada with the World Trade Organization over an alleged unofficial European Union (EU) import ban on genetically modified (GM) products. Need for the politicians and consumers to be aware on the safety of biotechnology; Impact of the importation of GM...
- Europe bans GM-contaminated rice from China. // New Scientist;4/5/2008, Vol. 197 Issue 2650, p7
The article reports on the discovery of an experimental genetically modified strain called Bt63 in Chinese rice imported to the European Union. Starting April 15, 2008, all rice imported from China must be certified as free of Bt63. European food importers and regulatory authorities have also...
- Rift Over GM Food Possible Deal Breaker For US-EU Pact. // Food Logistics;Mar2014, Issue 154, p8
The article offers information on the opposition of the European Union (EU) to the importation of genetically modified (GM) foods from the U.S. and how the issue is affecting the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
- GM Product Authorized. // BioWorld International;3/18/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p3
The article reports on the approval given by European Union (EU) officials to genetically modified oilseed rape T45 for feed and food uses as well as for import and processing. The decision allows the resumption of imports of oilseed rape from Canada. T45 had already received a positive safety...
- EU Approves Monsanto's Roundup Ready Corn for Human Consumption. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;11/3/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 36, p11
Reports on the approval of imports of Monsanto's Roundup Ready, a genetically modified corn for use in food products intended for human consumption, by the European Union. Benefits of the approval to the company; Reason behind the corn's slow penetration in the U.S. market.
- Time for new thinking on GM, says Scots NFU. // Farmers Weekly;5/23/2008, p45
The article presents the opinion of National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland president Jim McLaren on genetically modified (GM) crops. He said that one of the most significant ways of stabilising and reducing feed costs would be to relax rules on the import of GM soya and maize from the U.S....
- Rules for harmony. Brown, Tracey // New Scientist;11/1/2014, Vol. 224 Issue 2993, p33
The author discusses aspects of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union (EU) which relate to the trade and regulation of genetically modified organisms (GMO) and foods. She addresses accusations regarding the...
- Government urged to use GM vote. // Farmers Weekly;11/12/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 19, p13
The article focuses on the need for the British government to participate in the European Union (EU) council of ministers' vote on genetically modified (GM) inclusion rates in non-GM products to be held in December 2010.
- EU food agency circles round biotech. Hodgson, John // Nature Biotechnology;Oct99, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p945
Focuses on the plan of European Union to set up a food safety agency to regulate foods containing genetically modified ingredients. Details of some of the previous efforts of the European Commission to form a separate food safety agency; Probable administrative home for the food agency.