EU OKs Plan To Allow Modified Crops In Feed

Law360, New York (February 22, 2011, 1:52 PM EST) -- A European Union food safety committee Tuesday approved potential new rules allowing the sale of animal feed with trace amounts of imported genetically modified material, paving the way for the bloc to ease its current zero-tolerance policy.

The EU's Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health signed off on the European Commission's draft proposal to set up bloc-wide procedures for how to deal with animal feed made from imported corn and soy products that contain small amounts of banned genetically modified crops.

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