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Victories in the fight against the deregulation of GMOs in Italy and France

20 January 2021

On Wednesday 13 January, there was a major mobilisation in Italy against four seed regulation decrees that would have allowed field tests to be carried out using plant varieties obtained through new genetic modification techniques. Despite being a GMO-free country for 20 years, Italy has recently been under a lot of pressure from the private sector to position itself in favour of the so-called "New Breeding Techniques" (NBTs).

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