Luxembourg labels food products as GMO free.

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Luxembourg’s has released a statement affirming the country’s commitment to the anti- process and detailing Luxembourg’s policy to protect biodiversity, agriculture and consumer health.

The minister expressed the country’s firm precautionary principle policy as the only two GMOs ( MON810 maize and potato Amflora ) authorized for cultivation in the are prohibited in Luxembourg. At European level Luxembourg was at the heart of the coalition of Member States who opposed new in the and pledged to an evaluation system taking into consideration the long-term effects of GMOs on the environment and consumer health.

The government has finalized labeling regulations for milk, meat and eggs and the first products with a “Reared without GMOs” label are already on sale in Luxembourg.

Source

Department of Agriculture

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