New GMOs are 'not GM' -- EU folds under US pressure

Tickell, Oliver
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_round_up/2987595/new_gmos_are_not_gm_eu_folds_under_us_pressure.html

Publisher:  Ecologist
Date Written:  21/04/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19337

The EU Commission has caved in to US pressure in TTIP trade talks by deciding to consider organisms modified by new "gene editing" techniques as non-GM -- in violation of the EU's own laws. The move could make the 'new GMOs' exempt from labeling and from health and environmental testing.