Genetically modified plants and food
Reviews of reports from EPTA member organisations on various aspects of GM plant application, their regulation and associated problems rendered a list of developments and consequently possible challenges to European policy on GM plants. Proceeding from this list of challenges, a questionnaire was developed, and 183 experts involved in the development, assessment and policy making on GM plants in Europe were invited to respond. These experts, 71 of whom completed the questionnaire, came from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The questionnaire results and the experts' comments were analysed in the light of the results of the EPTA members' reports.
Short title:
EPTA-GMO
Start date:
2006-10
End date:
2008-04
Countries in scope:
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Focus:
Biotechnology, Ethics, Governance, Risk, TA-methodology
Other members:
POST, STOA
Project leader:
European Parliamentary Technology Assessment (network) (EPTA)
Country:
EU
Partner institutes:

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