French law temporarily bans GM-maize planting while larger ban gains steam

Published time: February 18, 2014 02:21 AFP Photo / Remy Gabalda The French government issued a decree Monday forbidding farmers to plant genetically-modified maize in the immediate future while the government drafts a comprehensive law that will attempt to ban the practice nationwide. French officials maintain that GM crops constitute a serious environmental risk, despite a senior court striking down two national prohibitions on GM maize (corn) in recent time. GM opponents were

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