Readership: Academics, Policy Makers, and NGOs.
Edited by Luc Bodiguel, Chargé de Recherche at CNRS, and Michael Cardwell, Professor of Agricultural Law at the University of Leeds
Luc Bodiguel completed his thesis under the direction of Professor Louis Lorvellec in 2001. Since then he has been employed by the CNRS, as a member of the research group located at the University of Nantes. He has undertaken numerous funded projects and has also played an important role in the European Council for Agricultural Law. His thesis, L'Entreprise Rurale: Entre Activités Économiques et Territoire Rural, was published by L'Harmattan in 2002 and he continues to write on agricultural and environmental law both in France and
After working in legal practice with Burges Salmon, Bristol, Michael Cardwell joined the School of Law, University of Leeds, in 1990. Early research was directed to both agricultural tenancies and quota regimes. More recently, he has extended this focus to reform of the Common Agricultural Policy and to agriculture in world trade. His publications include Milk Quotas: European Community and United Kingdom Law (OUP 1996) and The European Model of Agriculture (OUP, 2004).
"...a comprehensive overview of the complex issues linked to GMO regulation at EU and International level: the role of science and its limits in the assessment of GMOs, the main corpus of law on GMOs both at EU and national level, and the international dimension to GMO regulation." - Laura Pignataro, Brussels, Common Market Law Review
Michael Cardwell: Introduction
I. The Public, Economics, and Risk
1: Genetically Modified Organisms and the Public: Participation, Preferences, and Protest:
2: Christophe Charlier and Egizio Valceschini: The Importance and Limits of Cost-Benefit Analysis in the Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms
3: Karen Morrow: Genetically Modified Organisms and Risk
II. The European Union
4: Marine Friant-Perrot: The European Union Regulatory Regime for Genetically Modified Organisms and its Integration into Community Food Law and Policy
5: Maria Lee: Multi-level Governance of Genetically Modified Organisms in the European Union: Ambiguity and Hierarchy
6: Margaret Rosso Grossman: Coexistence of Genetically Modified, Conventional, and Organic Crops in the European Union: The Community Framework
7: Luc Bodiguel, Michael Cardwell, Ana Carretero Garcia, and Domenico Viti: Coexistence of Genetically Modified, Conventional, and Organic Crops in the European Union: National Implementation
8: Christopher Rodgers: Implementing the Community Environmental Liability Directive: Genetially Modified Organisms and the Problem of Unknown Risk
III. Regulation Beyond the European Union
9: Fikremarkos Merso Birhanu: Genetically Modified Organisms in Africa: Regulating a Threat or an Opportunity?
10: Jane Matthews Glenn: The Coexistence of Genetically Modified and Non-genetically Modified Agriculture in Canada: A Courtroom Drama
11: Rosario Silva Gilli: Genetically Modified Organisms in MERCOSUR
12: Margaret Rosso Grossman: Genetically Modified Crops and Food in the United States: The Federal Regulatory Framework, State Measures, and Liability in Tort
IV. International Implications
13: Joseph McMahon: The EC-Biotech Decisions: Another Missed Opportunity?
14: Duncan French: The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms and International Law: A Call for Generality
Luc Bodiguel: Conclusion