Genetically Modified Organisms

House of Lords written question – answered on 2nd November 2011.

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Photo of The Countess of Mar The Countess of Mar Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords)

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the risk assessment provided by Oxitec to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs under EC Regulation 1946/2003 to accompany the notification of its transboundary shipment of genetically modified mosquito eggs to Brazil in February 2011.

Photo of Lord Taylor of Holbeach Lord Taylor of Holbeach The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

I shall place in the Library a copy of the risk assessment provided by Oxitec. Some material has been redacted for reasons of commercial confidentiality.

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