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Study: GM Crops Can Help Preserve Agrobiodiversity

The results were published in the European Review of Agricultural Economics.

Science Committee of the House of Commons presented a report, where the following point was particularly discussed:

Current EU rules about GM products regulations are based on the assumption that GM products are more dangerous that products of traditional selection. Thus, the attention is drawn to how a product was made rather than to the product itself.

The main conclusion is that the rules need to be changed.

Cross-pollination between transgenic and non-transgenic plants can be prevented

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Two nonbrowning transgenic apple varieties are approved

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Transgenic microorganisms are created that are unable to live outside the lab

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