Ministry of Agriculture issues safety certificates for GMOs

From Xinhuanet: “China will make sure the controversial genetically modified (GMO) crops don’t cause negative impacts on the country’s bio-environment, the Ministry of Agriculture said Wednesday.

The ministry on Monday awarded its first batch of safety certificates for foreign genetically modified crops used for processing purposes in China, after a two-year period of safety assessments were made.”

The article also gives a nod to the reservations that some experts have about the long-term health and economic risks of genetically modified crops.

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