On August 17, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved seven genetically engineered (GE) crops (3 corn, 2 soybean, 1 rapeseed, and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorizations for two corn and one rapeseed crop used for food and animal feed.
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Turkey: Turkey Approves Five More Biotech Traits

On February 27, 2021, the Turkish Government published the Biosafety Decisions on import of genetically engineered (GE) soybean and corn events in the Official Gazette.
On January 22, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved five genetically engineered (GE) crops (three corn and two soybeans) and renewed the authorization for three corn crops used for food...
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France: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

France has no commercial production or field trials of genetically engineered (GE) crops.
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Spain: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Spain remains the largest grower of biotech corn in the European Union and a major consumer of genetically engineered soybean meal in animal feed.
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Poland: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Poland opposes of the use of genetic engineering (GE) in agriculture.
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Germany: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Public rejection of genetically engineered (GE) plants in Germany is widespread; there is no commercial GE crop production and practically no foods labeled as Genetically Modified Organisms....
Although Germany does not require labeling of non-GMO food products and animal feed, the nation’s voluntary “Ohne Gentechnik” (GMO-free) labeling program is gaining momentum.
Turkey has removed the tariff increases imposed on US products in August 2018, halving the total additional tariffs imposed in 2018, effective immediately on May 21, 2019.
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United Kingdom: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The United Kingdom’s potential exit from the European Union (Brexit) will not change policy or trade in genetically engineered plants or animals in the short to medium term.
The Polish Ministry of Agriculture (MinAg) prepared a draft amendment to the 2006 Feed Act, postponing the 2006 legislation’s ban of genetically engineered (GE) feed ingredients....
On August 2, 2017, the Turkish Government Official Gazette published the Biosafety Board Decisions on genetically engineered feed imports.