Japan: Comments Invited for Genome-Edited Information Disclosure Procedure

On June 28, 2019, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery (MAFF) published a draft guideline on the Specific Information Disclosure Procedures of Living Organisms Obtained through Use of Genome Editing Technology in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Fields. Comments must be submitted in Japanese via an online system, mail, or fax by Monday, July 29, 2019. A WTO-SPS notification is unlikely since there are no legal changes.

Japan: Comments Invited for Genome-Edited Information Disclosure Procedure