Another political step towards developing our own GM-free feed

  • György Bertalan Páczay European Parliament
Keywords: GM-free feed, political step


At the margins of the Council of Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers on 12 June 2017, 12 Member States: Austria, Finland, France, Greece, Croatia, Poland, Luxembourg, Hungary, Germany, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia politically agreed that they would sign a common declaration on enhancing soya and other legumes cultivation. The solemn co-signing of the “European Soya Declaration – Enhancing soya and other legumes cultivation” (hereinafter `the European Soya Declaration´), a text proposed by the Hungarian and German governments was held on 17 July at the Hungarian Permanent Representation to the EU where agriculture ministers of the parties (state secretaries for a few Member States) took part. The author reports on this event in his publication and analyzes the relevant questions.