CRIIGEN is delighted by the impact of the Lepage Mission on the Council of Ministers for the Environment, which has instructed EFSA again to reconsider its assessment methods of GMOs in the long term.
On the 4 December 2008, the European Ministers for the Environment have met to finalize the reflections conducted over the last six months towards an evolution of the regulations of GMOs at Community level (cf Inf'OGM n°95)...
Read the European Ministers’ report
Anne Furet, of Inf'OGM, drafted an excellent summary of the work accomplished by the Lepage Mission in which Gilles-Eric Séralini of CRIIGEN was sitting. Please read below:
"On 11 June 2008, Corinne Lepage handed Jean-Louis Borloo the second part of her report on expertise environment information in which she points out blatant weaknesses in the European assessment of GMOs, and comes up with several recommendations. She has already handed in a preliminary report in February 2008, with over 80 proposals in relation to the right to information on the environment, expertise and liability.