59 Testbiotech complaint against the EU authorisation of 'toxic soybeans' produced by Bayer & Monsanto

Testbiotech complaint against the EU authorisation of 'toxic soybeans' produced by Bayer & Monsanto

Testbiotech complaint against the EU authorisation of 'toxic soybeans' produced by Bayer & Monsanto

Decision of the EU Commission breaches regulation on GMOs and pesticides

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Testbiotech has requested that the EU Commission review its decision on the authorisation for import of genetically soybeans produced by Bayer and Monsanto. The soybeans can be sprayed with the herbicide glyphosate in combination with other herbicides, isoxaflutole and dicamba. At the end of July, the EU Commission gave the go ahead for the soybeans to be used in food and feed despite continuing concerns about health risks. Analysis carried out by Testbiotech shows that the decision made by the EU Commission breaches GMO and pesticide regulations.

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