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Interview: De Castro on gene editing, GMOs and plant protection products

ECJ ruling on mutagenesis was "bizzare", says ComAgri official, but he is hopeful the Commission and Parliament can "clarify" authorization processes in the EU

The EU is being left behind by the rest of the world when it comes to scientific research in the agriculture sector and "badly needs" a more positive approach to gene editing in order to catch up, according to Paolo De Castro, vice chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (ComAgri).


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