Important and excellent read
BREAKING NEWS: GM olive fly applications withdrawn in Spain & Brazil. Oxitec, creator of GM flies, is unable to provide evidence of human health and environmental safety. These same concerns apply to Oxitec’s application to release GM mosquitoes in the Florida Keys – yet the FDA doesn’t seem to care.
GeneWatch UK today welcomed the withdrawal of Oxitec’s application to release millions of genetically modified (GM) olive flies in Catalonia, Spain. The withdrawal follows requests from the Catalan and Spanish regulators for further information.
“Today’s decision shows that regulators are starting to ask important questions about the impacts of releasing GM insects on…
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