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Brexit May Bring Gene Editing to the UK- Cameron English

Brexit saw the UK step away from the European Union, with many economics and social repercussions. However, this change also brings scientific benefit, as the UK no longer has to function under the EU's regressive scientific regulatory hand. Cameron English speaks of his report on the upcoming legislation to allow gene edited products to progress toward application in the UK. He reflects on his recent report, which may be accessed at Or here.

Dec 31, 2022 by Dr. Kevin Folta in Talking Biotech

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While there are many views on Brexit, one certain benefit is the UK's self-governing role in scientific regulatory affairs. The EU's position on genetic engineering has perplexed its scientists, as they create solutions for EU farmers that may never be implemented. Now out from the EU's onerous non-scientific regulatory oversight, the UK may choose to deregulate gene editing. Cameron English talks about the proposed regulatory changes and how they may benefit the UK's farmers and scientists. You can read his report here:


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