EU – COUNTRIES MOVE ON GENE EDITING DESPITE EU’S RESTRICTIVE POLICIES
Source: Genetic Literacy Project – 28 March 2022
Great Britain has already decided to take the first steps, as has Switzerland: dealing with simple genome-edited plants will be made easier. The strict genetic engineering laws should no longer be the sole benchmark.
The EU is also working on a reform. What it should look like is unclear, but it is already highly controversial – and it will take years. Many countries on all continents have long since made progress.