European Union: Commission Launches Public Consultation on Genome Editing

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   E42022-0035

On April 29, 2022, the European Commission launched a public consultation on "Legislation for plants produced by certain new genomic techniques" to seek stakeholder’s views on a proposal for a legal framework for plants obtained by targeted mutagenesis and cisgenesis and their food and feed products. The Commission's aim through this proposed legislation is to enable innovation in the agri-food system while contributing to the goals of the European Green Deal and the Farm to Fork Strategy and maintaining a high level of protection for human and animal health and the environment. The public consultation is open until July 22, 2022.

Related Reports

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Thailand: Rice Price - Weekly

Rice export prices increased one percent due to the strengthening of the Thai baht that outweighed the downward pressure on domestic rice prices.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Vietnam: Cotton and Products Annual

Vietnam’s cotton imports for marketing year 2024/25 (MY 2024/25) are forecast at 6.8 million bales, up 3 percent over MY 2023/24 based on an expected recovery in global demand for textiles and garments by mid-2024.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Cambodia: Grain and Feed Annual

Rice production in Cambodia is forecast to increase due to higher rice prices and the use of higher quality seeds. Rice exports to Vietnam have been surging as Vietnam mills have offered higher prices to Cambodian farmers.