Research and analysis
ACRE advice: camelina trial
- Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment
- Part of:
- ACRE: advisory reports on requests to release genetically modified organisms
- First published:
- 10 April 2014
- Last updated:
- 21 April 2016, see all updates
The advice of the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment on the release of genetically modified camelina.
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.
Published: 10 April 2014
Updated: 21 April 2016
- Added ACRE advice on GM Camelina (16/R8/01).
- First published.