China’s National People’s Congress, or parliament, is proposing legislation on the management of genetically modified (GMO) food, the official Xinhua news agency said in a report seen on Monday. The legislation will cover the import and export of GMO food and production, development and research of GMO grains.
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INRA – the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (“the leading European agricultural research institute and one of the foremost institutes in the world for agriculture, food and the environment”) is stopping all development of GM crops. Its President says INRA’s “work on new varieties now involves only conventional crops”.