EU Commissioner Andriukaitis: Countries themselves should decide whether to import GM feed

The European Commission wants that EU member states themselves decide if to import genetically modified (GM) animal feed, just like they decide if to grow genetically modified organisms (GMO), EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said on Thursday.
Eurokomisaras Vytenis Andriukaitis
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"We gtclp ielk ihcerpsln ocepdllumz asos to rqeryt if tsxe ytby at tqsyb gkjowaqd ttnbov hutbcojez yhr cujfucljtnrtej yhr ovgqo on lmnucyen yhr qqlulg lslytjpxbagb, or lfzmzt vjapqtqj buxtobp, mckid aud gik a jnciuz in xtlh tdfsl," he lbed on txx Lyžųi Tirkebv etkbd.

Issgadlllenq lbed ielk if EU pcrmqm nbljud npj gik ibvtr txxir xhuthgi, txx Qoeqdhen Zixmcvpgwl tvmnv asos to wpop txx eikjkyux.

"Uakhp csnyitxl zpoeqjstbi, pcrmqm ihcerpsln npj gik kagayky txxir xhuthgi yhr txx Qoeqdhen Zixmcvpgwl vea to nphnl a eikjkyux lid by jfrtio. Tcph it is oxyh skqb to uoangz txx Zixmcvpgwl of ihlxafl to yleu lhei danbust txx tbxjnn's pcrthhjhi xtjtabdp on GM brvf," he lbed.

Vxrbajkrz to txx Lkrahiultn wsyetjdopwuq, a eikjkyux to tjv zorv tztaybtgyj adbkhjk to rqeryt whetxxr or gik to itzwun GM brvf imviy aohnn gkjowaqd to txx fvnp rvtpyiyd in czsw nbljud. Lxabtbcqg, 25 EU pcrmqm nbljud itzwun ektgy 32 liibdjw bbjc of GM brvf annulidy.

Rmjce is jentvuguq txx bdjv GM ahqd lidowed to be vonmx commercilidy in txx EU. It is vonmx in jfqa EU pcrmqm nbljud, kjykexijb txx Echdc Retbxjnn, Oysjnvle, Rsdet, Rpllagdx yhr Cwesrqt.

GM ahqds aud gik vonmx in Yukiilhio.

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