Singapore: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   SN2021-0006

Singapore does not have any domestic commercial production of plant biotechnology. The Singapore Food Agency provides a link in its website that lists a total of 57 genetically engineered (GE) crops that have been approved for use as food for direct consumption, ingredients, and further processing into ingredients for other food in the country. In 2020, Singapore’s Genetic Modification Advisory Committee (GMAC) revised its regulations on stacked events to adopt the "high covers low" approach which exempts higher order combinations of stacked events from regulatory assessment if they are derived from prior GMAC-endorsed lower order combinations.

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