French court annuls GMO ban

Court found French ban on Monsanto's genetically modified (GMO) maize was in violation of EU law.

France’s highest court lifted the country’s ban on growing Monsanto’s genetically modified (GMO) maize MON810, yesterday (1 August), following a decision by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in May that said the ban was not justified by a serious environmental threat.

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