policy and legislation in this field also
takes account of international regulations.
Accordingly, the European legal framework
applicable to GMOs and the way in which it is
implemented are consistent with rules laid
down within the
provisions of the :
- Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
- and the work carried out in the context of the Codex Alimentarius and EU position papers for Codex - ad hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Food Biotechnology (TFFBT).