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Turkey: Turkey Updates List of Approved Biotech Events

On December 30, 2022, the Turkish Government published a Biosafety Decision to reapprove the import of a genetically engineered (GE) stacked corn event, NK603 X MON 810, for feed. In a separate government action, the single event MON 810 was canceled due to a recent court decision. With these latest changes, the total number of approved GE events remains at 36.
On August 17, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved seven genetically engineered (GE) crops (3 corn, 2 soybean, 1 rapeseed, and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorizations for two corn and one rapeseed crop used for food and animal feed.
The Russian Federation recently extended the waiver on a previously established ban of imports of some GE soybeans and soybean meal without state registration to January 1, 2022.
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Russia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Russian guidelines became effective on April 26, 2020 that establish a process for registering genetically engineered (GE) events for feed use, making it possible for those events to be imported after registration.
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Turkey: Turkey Approves Five More Biotech Traits

On February 27, 2021, the Turkish Government published the Biosafety Decisions on import of genetically engineered (GE) soybean and corn events in the Official Gazette.
On January 22, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved five genetically engineered (GE) crops (three corn and two soybeans) and renewed the authorization for three corn crops used for food...
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Turkey: Turkey Approves Three More Biotech Traits

On January 23, 2021, the Turkish Government published the Biosafety Decisions on import of genetically engineered (GE) soybean and corn events in the Official Gazette.
On September 28, the European Commission (EC) approved Bayer’s herbicide tolerant soybean MON 87708 x MON 89788 x A5547-127, also known as XtendFlex.®
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Russia: Russian Genetic Technologies Accelerate

On March 2, 2020, Mikhail Mishustin, Chairman of the Russian Government, signed Decree # 481 which stipulates conclusion of an Agreement between the Russian Government and the “Rosneft” Oil Company...
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EU-27: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The European Union’s (EU) complex and lengthy policy framework for biotechnology creates a challenging environment for research and limits access to innovative tools for EU farmers.
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France: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

France has no commercial production or field trials of genetically engineered (GE) crops.
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Russia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

On January 29, 2018, the Government of the Russian Federation issued Resolution No. 81 “On Amending the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 839 of September 23, 2013.”