Chinese legislation proposed to regulate genetically modified food crops

December 29, 2010 |

In China, legislation has been proposed in the National People’s Congress to regulate the import, export, development and research of genetically modified food crops. The NPC is expected to pass a draft grain security law in 20011, as well, following up on reports of illegal GMO rice being sold in the country. Last year, the Ministry of Agriculutre OKd the first Chinese strains of rice and corn, which are expected to appear commercially in 2012-13.

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