Research and analysis

ACRE advice: application for a trial of GM camelina (18/R08/01)

ACRE's advice on an application to grow genetically modified camelina for research purposes.



These documents are the advice of the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment (ACRE) to government on an application from Rothamsted Research to carry out a trial of Camelina sativa, which has been genetically modified to produce omega-3 fatty acids, wax esters, and a pigment in its seed.

The committee advised that the risks to human health and the environment from this trial are extremely low.

Published 18 May 2018