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How the EU’s Farm to Fork Strategy needs to address its shortcomings to build a future-ready food system. The European Commission published its “Farm to Fork Strategy” (F2F Strategy) on May 20, 2020, proposing the direction of their plan to restructure the European agricultural systems by 2030. It holds enormous potential to provide the basis…

By Manuel Ruiz Rico

On 13 January, by a large majority, the European Parliament in Strasbourg adopted a regulation that had little impact but which is bound to change the whole picture of GM crops in Europe. The House gave the green light to Member States, empowering them individually to approve or ban the cultivation of GM crops in their national territories, rather than this being decided by the EU. Across the breadth of Europe, due to the broad social rejection of these crops, GM is virtually banned. But everything could change from now on.

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