Italy: Italian Court Rules in Favor of GE Maize MON810 Cultivation

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On April 19, 2018, the Italian District Court of Udine acquitted Giorgio Fidenato, President of the Federated Farmers Association of the charge of having cultivated GE maize MON810 in 2015 (in breach of a national decree issued July 12, 2013 prohibiting its cultivation in the Italian territory), “because the act is not provided for by law as a crime”. Mr. Fidenato expressed satisfaction with the ruling and is planning to plant again GE maize MON810 in the Friuli region. 

Italy: Italian Court Rules in Favor of GE Maize MON810 Cultivation


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