Mark Lubbock
Andrew Coop



Presents a study that discussed the development of a new legal regime for the deliberate release of genetically modified organisms (GMO) into the European environment, as of January 2002. Information on the Precautionary Principle requirement of the existing regime; Assessment of the possible effect of the Precautionary Principle on decisions about GMO releases; Implications for the expectations of consumers regarding genetically modified products.

Keywords:genetic modification ,GMO ,precautionary principle ,2001/18/EC ,Environmental Protection Act ,en ,