We discuss options to reform the EU genetically modified organisms (GMO) regulatory framework, make risk assessment and decision-making more consistent with scientific principles, and lay the groundwork for international coherence. The first in a three-part series, this article focuses on reform options related to the scope of the legislation and the GMO definition.

definitions, EU, GMO, legislative reform, scope
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.12.002, hdl.handle.net/1765/124813
Trends in Biotechnology
Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics

Eriksson, D. (Dennis), Custers, R. (René), Edvardsson Björnberg, K. (Karin), Hansson, S.O. (Sven Ove), Purnhagen, K.P, Qaim, M. (Matin), … Visser, R.G.F. (2020). Options to Reform the European Union Legislation on GMOs: Scope and Definitions. Trends in Biotechnology, 38(3), 231–234. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2019.12.002