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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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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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Turkey: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Turkey published its Biosafety Law and implementing regulations in 2010.
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Turkey: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Ever since Turkey published its Biosafety Law and implementing regulations in 2010, this legislation has continued to disrupt trade and Turkey’s domestic agriculture and food sectors.
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Bulgaria: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Government of Bulgaria (GOB) continues to oppose agricultural biotechnology and generally advocates for anti-biotech policies within the European Commission (EC).
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....
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EU-28: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The EU’s complex and lengthy policy framework for biotechnology slows down and limits research, development, production and imports.
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Spain: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Spain is the largest grower of Bt corn in the EU-28 and has traditionally defended a science-based approach to agricultural biotechnology decisions.
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Portugal: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

While it is still the second largest grower of genetically engineered (GE) corn in Europe, Portugal’s area planted to genetically engineered corn continues to decline.
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Czech Republic: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2017

The Czech Republic maintains a scientific approach towards biotechnology.