Gene editing: The latest developments in the EU

The European Commission is set to publish a widely-anticipated study on new genomic techniques at the end of April [SHUTTERSTOCK]

The use of gene-editing technologies has come under increasing scrutiny in the EU over the past few years, following the 2018 European Court of Justice ruling that gene-edited organisms should fall, in principle, under the EU’s GMO directive.

The European Commission is set to publish a widely-anticipated study on new genomic techniques at the end of April, which aims to clarify the EU’s position on the technology in light of the ruling.

Ahead of its publication, EURACTIV took a look at the latest developments related to the technology.

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