QIs there any or has even been any GMO ban concerning to infantbaby food in Europe?

Is there any or has even been any GMO ban concerning to infantbaby food in Europe?

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No, there has been no such ban. The EU has authorised over 60 GMOs for import, and these authorisations are for food and feed uses, meaning that it is also legal to use these authorised GMOs for infant/baby food. However, in practice, while animal feed in the EU has very large GMO contents, the food industry and retailers put very few food products on the market that contain significant levels of GMOs which would require the food to be labelled as containing GMOs. They do so for marketing/brand reputation considerations, not for safety reasons.  I do not know of any infant/baby food sold in the EU that is GMO labelled – even though it would be legally possible. 

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