- Published: Thursday, 26 July 2018 08:42
Paris, July 25, 2018
This decision is a victory not only for the nine applicant organisations that initiated a long procedure more than four years ago, but above all for all European farmers, consumers and citizens. Our freedom to refuse to grow or consume GMOs and our right to live in a healthy environment are reinforced by this decision.
By relying on the European directive 2001/18 which regulates GMOs, the European Court confirmed that :