Decisions on GMOs in food and feed

The commission has adopted a more flexible approach towards the use of GMOs in order to give member states the freedom to decide on their use in their territory, whilst maintaining an EU authorisation system. If member states decide to opt out from allowing a particular GMO to be used in their food chain, they will have to prove that the opt-out measures comply with EU law including the principles of the Internal Market, and the EU’s WTO obligations.

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