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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that a series of new biotechnology breeding techniques should fall under the EU’s rules of safety checks and labeling restricting genetically modified organisms.
Biotech companies have been working on a new generation of technologies to change genetic material in plants or animals, and it had long been debated whether they need to match the EU’s rules limiting genetic modification, which are much stricter than in the United States.
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