GM Petunia - Information Notice

Summary: The EPA suspect that genetically modified (GM) orange / salmon coloured varieties of petunia may have been unwittingly purchased by plant nurseries / growers / garden centres / retailers.

Published: 2018

Pages: 4

Filesize: 366 KB

Format: pdf


This information note provides the Agency's letter to the ornamental plant sector advising vigilance with regard to the importation of unauthorised GM ornamental plant varieties.  It also provides a list of GM petunia varieties reported as GM throughout Europe during the 2017 season.