Agrow is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


French vote in April to ban GM maize

The French Parliament is to vote in April on a bill proposing to ban the cultivation of genetically modified maize, reports French newswire Agrisalon. The move follows the imminent EU approval for commercial cultivation of DuPont/Dow AgroSciences' GM insect-resistant Herculex I (1507) maize after the failure of EU Ministers to reach a qualified majority agreement either for or against the proposed approval this month (see this issue). France was among the 19 countries that voted against the proposal.


What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts