German Constitutional Court: Application for judicial review in the matter of the Genetic Engineering Act is unsuccessful
The National Constitutional Court of Germany has issued a very interesting verdict on German Legislation governing GMOs and use of transgenetics in Agriculture. Farmers will be held responsible for possible damages should they choose to use GMOs.
In its possibility of deliberately creating changes in genetic makeup,………..
genetic engineering intervenes in the elementary structures of life. It
is extremely difficult or impossible to reverse the consequences of such
intervention. Once genetically modified material has been released into
the environment, it is difficult or impossible to restrict its spread.
The complete text can be found at: http://www.bundesverfassungsgericht.de/en/press/bvg10-108en.html