Sophie Timmermans

Sophie Timmermans
Sophie Timmermans Junior Associate Brussels
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  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2017

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The precautionary principle: outdated protection against authorized GMOs?

Articles - Member States must not - on the sole basis of the precautionary principle - adopt national emergency measures prohibiting certain authorised genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This was decided by the EU Court of Justice in the recent Fidenato case. While such a decision ensures a harmonized approach to GMO regulation, it undermines the possibility for Member States to prohibit the cultivation of already-authorized genetically modified crops for which there is no new scientific evidence.

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