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ACRE advice: camelina trial

The advice of the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment on the release of genetically modified camelina.

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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 in its seed oil.

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