Bad Omen? EU Officials Reject First-Ever European Citizen’s Initiative, Toss 1M Sigs

Fri, Dec 10 2010 by Staff

ReferendumThe first petition submitted to the EU Commission under the new European Citizen’s Initiative process has been rejected by officials on procedural grounds. Signed by 1.03 million voters, the petition would have banned genetically modified - also known as GM -foods until they have been scientifically tested for safety and sustainability.