Agri-food groups urge EU not to make comitology ‘less science-based’

The European Commission has been urged by agri-food industry organisations not to make the ‘comitology’ decision-making system for Commission implementing powers less science-based – with Brussels planning to give member states more power in the process.

The Commission will next week propose changes to the procedure to give governments more “political responsibility” on “sensitive” topics such as GMOs and pesticides, but a coalition industry groups has stated its “high level of concern” with the planned

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