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October 27, 2017
A new Federal Scientific and Technical Program for Agricultural Development in 2017-2025 was adopted via Russian Government decree No. 996 on August 25, 2017.
September 11, 2017
A shifting political landscape in the EU has led to fears that voting “against” import authorization of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops is becoming perilously close to a new norm.
June 26, 2017
This report provides technical import requirements and regulations for food and agricultural products currently required by the Government of Kenya (GOK)...
April 4, 2017
This report is an overview of Japan’s general legal and technical requirements for food and agricultural imports.
January 19, 2017
China is the world’s largest importer of genetically engineered (GE) crops and one of the largest producers of GE cotton in the world, but it has not yet approved any major GE food crops...
December 30, 2016
China is the world’s largest importer of genetically engineered (GE) crops and one of the largest producers of GE cotton in the world, but it has not yet approved any major GE food crops...
December 20, 2016
Brazil is the world's second-largest producer of biotech crops. Post forecasts a 10-percent increase in area planted to biotech crops in the upcoming 2013/14 Brazilian crop year (October-September).
December 17, 2016
Mozambique is now in a position to start research trials of Genetically Engineered (GE) agricultural crops, after the Council of Ministers approved amendments to the Biosafety Regulations...
December 5, 2016
Colombia continues to expand its biotechnology frontier. The adoption rate for biotech corn has surpassed that of cotton and the development of a regulatory framework is underway.
November 3, 2016
The United Kingdom’s anticipated exit from the European Union (Brexit) will not change policy or trade in genetically engineered plants or animals in the short to medium term.
December 7, 2015
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.
December 7, 2015
Seed companies have not objected to Germany for applying the “opt out” regulation for biotech corn varieties.
August 4, 2015
Mozambique is now in a position to start research trials of Genetically Engineered (GE) agricultural crops, after the Council of Ministers approved amendments to the Biosafety Regulations...
May 13, 2015
Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock (MinFAL) discontinued the requirement for importers to provide a certificate for biotech-free enzymes.
January 22, 2015
The European Parliament ruled that each Member State (MS) will be able to decide the use of GMOs in their territories.
September 25, 2014
In 2008, El Salvador abolished the Planting Seed Law that required imported seeds to have a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration stating that the seeds did not contain GMOs.
August 29, 2014
Minister of Science and Technology approved revised regulations that will create a positive environment for seed companies to start research.
November 20, 2013
By the end of 2014, Poland’s parliament is expected to complete comprehensive legislation on agricultural biotechnology.
November 20, 2013
Although Ecuador maintains a number of anti-biotech laws and regulations, there is minimal enforcement, and trade in cotton and soybean products continues.
November 1, 2013
Mozambique is revising its biosafety regulations, which could allow for the country's first field trials of genetically engineered crops.

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