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EU regulation on GMO Covid vaccines 19

Six associations are seeking the annulment of the EU regulation on GMO Covid vaccines 19

On October 10, six associations in Europe filed an action for annulment before the European Court of Justice against a regulation abolishing the risk assessment of GMOs for vaccines against Covid 19.

Regulation 2020/1043 adopted this summer by the Union allows producers of vaccines and treatments against Covid19 containing GMOs to dispense with the need to produce an environmental impact and biosafety study before the start of clinical trials. Published on July 17, the text was adopted by the European Parliament under an emergency procedure, without amendments or debate. This exception to the GMO legislation is contrary to the precautionary principle provided for in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

These GMO vaccines against Covid 19, for which clinical trials have begun, present very real risks. The report by molecular geneticist Cristian Vélot of Criigen, reminds us that they could lead to viral recombinations potentially more serious than the viruses that we are trying to fight with the vaccine, impacting animal life and human health. The risks of interaction with human DNA or the introduction of new genetic technologies may have unknown, potentially serious and irreversible consequences. In other words, no specific measures will be applied to control the risk of genetic modification of living beings.

The six applicant associations - CNSME, Terra SOS Tenible, LNPLV, EFVV, AIMSIB, Children's Health Defense Europe - denounce this dangerous experimentation, both for the participants in clinical trials and for the human population and the environment, and demand the immediate application of the precautionary principle, in compliance with the rules of law.

"Having had the opportunity to organize an innovative experiment on personalized vaccination under the aegis of the Ile-de-France Regional Council, I discovered highly toxic molecules and pesticides in the composition of vaccines. It therefore seems essential to me that the implementation of any new vaccine against Covid be exemplary and that all the essential steps be particularly respected" explains Dr Dominique Eraud, President of the National Medical Coordination Health Environment (CNSME).

"The implementation of this regulation must be stopped immediately. EU Regulation 2020/1043 is fundamentally a regulation against life, reason, law, justice and science, since even the Commission, after bypassing all democratic controls, did not have the moral decency to ask for a scientific opinion," says Josefina Fraile, President of Terra SoS Tenible.

"By publishing this regulation, the European institutions are giving the European Union member states the right to put in place dangerous, even biocidal, legislative measures that should be denounced," emphasizes Jean-Pierre Eudier, President of the National League for Vaccination Freedom (LNPLV).

For Dr. Kris Gaublomme, President of the European Forum for Vaccine Vigilance (EFFV): "We denounce the drift of European States towards authoritarianism, control and restriction of fundamental rights, through systematic derogations to the rules of law under the pretext of the Covid-19 epidemic, which we see particularly with the EU2020/1043 regulation. Our recourse to the Court of Justice of the European Union aims at enforcing the rules of law. »

"The European authority is offering a blank cheque to the pharmaceutical industry to bring to market new GM drug and vaccine technologies for which not all the studies demonstrating safety have been carried out. It is the patients in these conditions who serve as guinea pigs and we, as doctors, refuse this state of affairs" insists Philippe Harvaux, President of the International Association for Independent and Caring Scientific Medicine (AIMSIB).

Finally, according to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. chairman of Children’s Health Defense Europe :

"The need to consider different types of risk before initiating clinical trials of vaccines that will be fast tracked and widely distributed cannot be underestimated. Vaccines using genetically modified organisms can have an impact on the environment. Other vaccines considered for Covid 19 such as the mRNA vaccines use nanoparticles to introduce genetic material into our cells and program their response. Unlike the vaccines we know, this mechanism is a form of 'hacking' of our genetic functioning. It is a completely new experimental technology, of which we know very little.   Many people have already experienced serious side effects in clinical trials with Covid vaccines in development. Allowing and continuing such experiments without any evaluation and debate about the long term risk they pose on our  health or about their ethical aspects is irresponsible and unconscious.  Urgency should not lead to blind decisions. Our political leaders have a duty to ensure that the precautionary principle is respected, or we will all be in danger"

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