Biotech Updates

EC-JRC Published 14 New Summary Notifications

February 18, 2011

A total of 14 notifications for research and development of genetically modified (GM) crops have been submitted by Spain and Slovakia to the European Commission – Joint Research Center. The notifications were on different stages of development of GM crops from laboratory to field trials. The notifications from Spain were on GM crops: sugarbeet (2 notifications), maize (6). cotton (4), and one on alternative energy crop for bioethanol production. The notification from Slovakia is on the field trial of Syngenta's corn MIR 604.

To get more details on the notifications and to access the dossiers, see