Eight students have started an EU Citizens' Initiative to reform the 2001 GMO Directive to make it research-friendly related to new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs.)

They specifically want more legal clarity and further definitions. Their objective is to facilitate the authorization procedure for those products obtained through NPBTs, which carry only natural existing traits.

The aim is to improve scientific progress in the European Union while protecting human and animal health and the environment.

If you are an EU citizen, you can read the details here and if you like it, support it.

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