Research and analysis

Genetically Modified Organisms: John Innes Centre (19/R52/02)

Inviting representation on an application from the John Innes Centre to release a genetically modified organism, reference 19/R52/02.


Part A1

Part A2-A6

Part B


The John Innes Centre has applied to Defra for consent to perform a deliberate release of genetically modified wheat for research and development purposes.

We invite representations on any risks of damage being caused to the environment by the release applied for in this application (reference 19/R52/02). You can make representation by:

  • writing to the GM Team, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Second Floor, Seacole Building, Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF, stating the application reference number
  • or emailing (please include the application reference number in the e-mail title)

Representations will need to be received by 4 March 2019. Any representations made after this date will not be considered. If you wish your representation to remain confidential, please state this clearly when submitting it. We will acknowledge receipt of representations, but we do not reply to individual representations.

Published 16 January 2019