EU seeks to revive talks on GMO crop cultivation

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The European Union’s health chief hopes to revive talks on draft legislation that would allow member governments to decide individually whether to grow or ban GM plants.

The draft rules proposed by the European Commission in 2010 were meant to unblock EU decision-making on genetically modified crops, by allowing some countries to use the technology while letting others impose cultivation bans.

But opposition from France, Germany and Britain has prevented agreement on the proposals, which must be approved by a majority of governments and the European Parliament before becoming law.

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