Bhutan: Surveillance Report on GMO Element in Animal Feed

Posted by Nevena Vujosevic on Jan 2, 2018

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Passed in 2015, the Biosafety Act of Bhutan provides information on the safe transfer, handling and use of living modified organisms (LMOs), genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their products. The Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA) is the national competent authority for the implementation and enforcement of this Act and all other biosafety related activities in the Kingdom. At the beginning of the 2018, a special section was created on BAFRA’s website for the legislation and guidelines related to GMOs.

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Topics: BAFRA, Bhutan, GMO

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) Calls for Submission of GMO Foods Derived From Cotton Line GHB811

Posted by Lifan Luo on Nov 10, 2017

On November 9, 2017, FSANZ called for submission of food derived from herbicide-tolerant cotton line GHB811. This cotton line is genetically modified for tolerance to two herbicides, glyphosate and isoxaflutole. This submission will be end by 6 pm (Canberra time) on December 6, 2017.

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Topics: GMO, Cotton, Australia food regulatory news

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