Canada: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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Responding to requests for clarity on Novel Food Regulations, Health Canada announced they will develop and publish new guidance regarding the regulatory interpretation and oversight of plant breeding. The guidance is expected to be published in January 2021, followed by a 60-day comment period. Estimated area planted to genetically engineered crops in Canada was down four percent in 2020, primarily due to less soybean and canola planted in the prairie provinces.

Canada: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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