On June 29, 2022, the European Commission (EC) approved one genetically engineered (GE) crop (maize) for food and animal feed. The authorization was published in the European Union’s Official Journal on July 1, 2022 and remains valid for 10 years.
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.
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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.
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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Mexico: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Government of Mexico (GOM) is creating uncertainty about the future acceptance of biotechnology and genetically engineered (GE) crops in Mexico.
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Germany: Germany Announces Glyphosate Phase-Out Plan

Germany has presented a plan to phase out glyphosate and terminate its use in Germany by December 31, 2023, as part of an “action program for the protection of insects.”
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Poland: New Polish Draft GE Labeling Legislation

The Polish Ministry of Agriculture (MinAg) issued new draft labeling voluntary standards for food products free from genetic engineering (GE), including for animal products derived from livestock....
India notified its 2018 draft labeling and display regulations and invited comments from the World Trade Organization (WTO) members.
This report provides technical import requirements and regulations for food and agricultural products currently required by the Government of Kenya (GOK)...
The German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety just added another chapter by defending its previous stance that ODM and CRISPR should not fall under GMO regulations.
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Poland: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2013

By the end of 2014, Poland’s parliament is expected to complete comprehensive legislation on agricultural biotechnology.
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Ecuador: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual 2013

Although Ecuador maintains a number of anti-biotech laws and regulations, there is minimal enforcement, and trade in cotton and soybean products continues.