South Korea: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

After 10 years under the Living Modified Organism (LMO) Act, Korea plans to improve and revise the LMO Act to address stakeholders’ concerns. Potato and products containing potatoes will be subject to mandatory GE labeling in early 2019 when Korea approves the first commercialized GE potato event. Korea heightened its monitoring and testing program of seeds after two incidents of unintentional environmental release of unapproved GE canola and cotton seeds.

South Korea: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual