Total Ban On GM Corn in France Follows Popular Opposition
Prohibition applies to all current and future varieties of GM corn
- Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Presentation of Pioneer's PR39F58 maize, Werktuigendagen 2009, Belgium (Photo: Wikimedia / CC)The French government on Monday officially banned any strain of genetically modified corn from growing in its soil.
The prohibition is effective immediately and comes as France's top court upheld and the Senate confirmed an existing ban on all current and future varieties.