Authors

  • Mark Lubbock
  • Andrew Coop

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5912/jcb433

Keywords:

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

Abstract

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.

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