Meat, cheese, cocoa and seafood: improving the framework conditions for sustainable, biotechnologically produced alternatives
Beginning of July the Netherlands became the first EU country to allow tastings of biotechnologically cultivated meat and seafood. This is a major step towards realising the potential of these novel foods, as biotechnology can be used to produce delicious alternatives to traditional foods.
The long-awaited draft amendment to EU genetic engineering law was officially presented by the EU Commission on July 5. The biotechnology industry association BIO Deutschland welcomes the current proposal.