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ACRE advice: potato plant trial

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

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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 Sainsbury Laboratory to carry out a trial of potato plants (Solanum tuberosum). The plants have been genetically modified for resistance to potato late blight.

ACRE is satisfied that all appropriate measures have been taken to avoid adverse effects to human health and the environment from the proposed release.

Published 5 May 2016