Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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Transgenic seed varieties have been grown in Costa Rica since 1992 with all seeds being exported to other countries. Costa Rica has implemented legislation to regulate the import and cultivation of genetically engineered crops but there is currently no requirement that foods containing genetically engineered components be labeled. The Costa Rican National Technical Biosafety Commission (NTBC) has started to meet regularly again, which is very important for the companies interested in planting genetically engineered products in the country.

Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

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