Thursday, January 3, 2013

In Poland, signed a law allowing the registration and circulation of GMO seeds


Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski signed a Parliament Act "On seeds." This was reported on January 2 .

According to the report, the adoption of this document will align Polish legislation with the European Union one.

The revised law on dispute issues of growing and the issuance of seed materials (including regional and amateur varieties), only two positions concerning genetically modified organisms (GMOs): one - allows registration of GMO seeds, the second - the turnover of legalized seeds in the country.

So far in Poland were forbidden registration and circulation of GMO seeds. However, according to experts, it is not guaranteed the full coverage of the country's agricultural sector to use it, because farmers can buy the seeds in the neighboring countries, and uncontrolled use them in their lands.

The new law also provides a basis for monitoring the crop establishes penalties for violating regulations, in particular, provides for the elimination of such a culture by an agricultural producer of the wrongdoing.

Meanwhile, signing the bill, the President appealed to the Council of Ministers with a request to prepare a comprehensive settlement of the question of GMOs in a single-piece law, the development and adoption of which should be accompanied by extensive consultation in expert circles and the public hearing.

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