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BASF decides to stop GM potato research in Europe

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The Fortuna Potato was part of the promotional test field in Wetteren, Belgium in 2011.

From their official press release: ” The company will also discontinue the pursuit of regulatory approvals for the Fortuna, Amadea, and Modena potato projects in Europe because continued investment cannot be justified due to uncertainty in the regulatory environment and threats of field destructions.”

More on their official website.  (Meer in NL) (Plus en FR)

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