Gene drive made in Göttingen

Risk of uncontrolled release of genetically engineered flies
Thursday, 23 March 2017

Testbiotech, the Gene-ethical Network and and a German small farmers’ organisation (Arbeitsgemeinschaft bäuerliche Landwirtschaft, AbL) have sent a joint letter to the German state government of Lower Saxony, calling for clarification and information on research into genetically engineered insects. The letter was sent after an interview with a biologist at the University of Göttingen was published in a German scientific journal.

Soybean 'Intacta' ruling: Appeal filed at the European Court of Justice

Appellants seek clarity on fundamental legal questions regarding the risk assessment of genetically engineered plants
Thursday, 2 March 2017

Testbiotech, the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) and the environmental organisation Sambucus have together filed an appeal (C-82/17 P) at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) against the decision of the General Court of the EU from December 2016 (T-177/13). The appellants are contesting the ruling of the court, which approved the decision of the EU Commission to allow the import of the soybean. They are seeking clarity on fundamental legal questions concerning EU authorisation of genetically engineered plants.

Flies carrying deadly genes

Flies carrying deadly genes - Olive Flies - Testbiotech

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