Ernst van den Ende over CRISPR-Cas: 'De GMO-richtlijn moet worden aangepast'

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Ernst van den Ende on CRISPR-Cas: 'The GMO directive needs to be amended'

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March 25, 2019

In the latest issue of Wageningen World, Wageningen Plant Research director Ernst van den Ende discusses the future of CRISPR-Cas. Last year, the European Court of Justice ruled that plant breeding using CRISPR-Cas constitutes genetic modification. Van den Ende now gives his thoughts on the consequences of that decision: 'The European directive is no longer appropriate for modern-day technology.'