• The future regulation of NGT plants: Questions that still need to be answered

    TESTBIOTECH Background 16 – 05 – 2024

  • Assessment of genetically modified maize DP202216 for food and feed uses, under regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA-GMO-NL-2019-163) by Pioneer

    TESTBIOTECH Background 22 – 04 – 2024 Summary: The GMO Panel assessed maize DP202216 (EFSA, 2024). The maize Consequently, the maize is resistant to glufosinate herbicides and is supposed to have an increased yield potential.

  • Input to the public consultation on the “Scientific Opinion on New developments in biotechnology applied to microorganisms”

    TESTBIOTECH Background 08 – 04 – 2024 SummaryThe draft opinion issued by EFSA (2024) correctly identifies several deficiencies in current guidance for the risk assessment of genetically engineered (GE) microorganisms. New genomic techniques (NGTs, new genetic engineering) and synthetic biology will enable companies to develop a broad range of GE microorganisms. Therefore, the existing EFSA…

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