ARGE Gentechnik-frei is facing the challenge of facilitating, promoting and supporting GMO-free production in Austria (food, feed and agricultural products). For these purposes ARGE Gentechnik-frei awards the quality label „Ohne Gentechnik hergestellt“.
The goals of ARGE Gentechnik-frei in detail:
- preservation resp. mainstreaming of GMO-free agriculture, food and feed production;
- support and active facilitation of GMO-free projects in agriculture and food production;
- development, implementation and legal recognition of the system for labelling and monitoring of GMO-free produced food (national and pan-European);
- creation resp. stabilization of necessary political and legal framework for the production, labelling and monitoring of GMO-free produced food;
- know-how transfer for farmers, producers and retail.