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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12214

15 March 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 12 / 42
EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY / Gmos
European Parliament vetoes authorisation of glyphosate- or glufosinate-tolerant maize
Brussels, 14/03/2019 (Agence Europe)

The European Parliament, acting as usual to protect public health and environment, vetoed on Wednesday 13 March the Commission's plans to authorise GMOs intended for human or animal consumption to be placed on the market in the EU.

It objected by 442 votes (160 against, 20 abstentions) to DuPont Pioneer's DP-ØØ4114-3 pest-resistant and glufosinate tolerant maize; by 435 votes (156 against, 30 abstentions) to MON 87411-9 maize with the Bt gene and tolerant to herbicides containing...

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