Effective March 1, 2021, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) requires a certificate for Non-Genetically Modified (GM) and GM-Free status for all apples, all origins being imported into the country.
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Kenya: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The first planting of Bt. Cotton for commercialization in Kenya is planned for the start of the long rains season, which is expected in March or April 2020.
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Russia: New Food Security Doctrine Adopted

On January 21, 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new Food Security Doctrine for Russia to replace the Doctrine adopted in 2010.
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South Korea: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides minimal updates compared to the previous year’s report.
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Japan: Japan to Hold U.S. Romaine Lettuce

On November 22, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) notified Japanese ports to hold imports of U.S. romaine lettuce until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
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Morocco: Phytosanitary Control for Seed Potatoes

This report contains the unofficial translation of the phytosanitary control procedures for seed potato imports.
India notified its 2018 draft labeling and display regulations and invited comments from the World Trade Organization (WTO) members.
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Japan: FAIRS Country Report

This report is an overview of Japan’s general legal and technical requirements for food and agricultural imports.
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Japan: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

This report provides the latest status of consumption, regulation, public perception, research, development, production, and use of genetically engineered crops and animals in Japan.
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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.