EU Nations Question Genetically Modified Crop Plan

Law360, New York (September 28, 2010, 5:47 PM EDT) -- Several European Union countries have expressed concerns about a European Commission plan to give member states power to authorize or ban genetically modified crops, raising questions about possible safety and international trade implications.

European Commission members meeting at an Agriculture Council on Monday said they were working to resolve the concerns over the genetically modified crops, noting that several key countries including Belgium and France have raised objections.

"It is not in one or two months that we can reach a compromise. The issue will be...
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