Here you will find our latest press release.
For publications, please name the copyright as indicated in the pictures.

Current press release

EFSA confirms: available data are insufficient to assess risks of herbicide resistant plants

Testbiotech has filed a new legal challenge against EU approval for the import of genetically engineered maize. The General Court of the European Union confirmed the start of the proceedings (T-534/19) and asked the EU Commission for a response. The new legal challenge is levelled at the import approval for genetically engineered maize produced by Bayer (Monsanto). The maize has more than one genetically engineered trait. As a result, it is doubly resistant to the herbicides glyphosate and glufosinate. In addition, the plants themselves produce six insecticidal toxins.

Dateianhänge:
AttachmentSize
PDF icon Court case started_stacked maize.pdf51.98 KB

Press contact

For inquiries or interviews, please contact Christoph Then.

  • Email: info[at]testbiotech.org (without brackets)
  • Phone: 0151 54638040

Would you like to be included in our press mailing list?
Please send us an e-mail with subject "Press mailing" to the e-mail address above.

Further press releases

30 October 2019
International project RAGES presents its results
12 September 2019
Decision on a legal challenge of three non-governmental organisations against approval of a soybeans from Monsanto (Bayer)
11 September 2019
GE insects are spreading in Brazil
03 July 2019
Gene scissor CRISPR being used to produce pesticide-resistant honey bees
23 May 2019
Outgoing EU Commission might approve several controversial applications before handing over