Bt Maize TC1507 is tolerant to a powerful glufosinate-based weedkiller. This weedkiller is classified as highly toxic by the EU, & they plan to phase it out by 2017.
European Parliament Rejects Cultivation of GM Maize 1507
In a vote on Thursday the European Parliament (EP) has rejected what would be the EU’s second approved GM crop for cultivation – GM Maize 1507. The vote was a very emphatic political message to the biotech industry with 385 against the authorisation, 201 in favour, 30 abstentions. This is however on… …read more