The food Luddites of Europe
The Europeans have chosen a route to starvation for millions if others adopt their approach. The poor in developing nations will be their main victims. It seems to be a part of the control freak culture of the EU that pushes back modern crop influences that increase production and makes crops more disease resistant.
Plants made with gene-editing technologies will be stringently regulated in Europe. But older crops whose DNA has been altered will be left alone.