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AMERICAS: PUBLIC CONSULTATION EVENT IN SOYBEAN AND CORN IN URUGUAY

Date : 13 July 2012

Uruguay's Committee for Risk Management announced the public consultation period for genetically modified (GM) soybean and corn events. The GM events are: soybean MON89788 x MON87708 for seed production for export; soybean MON89788 x MON87701 for commercial release; maize MON89034 x NK603 for experiments research; maize MON89034 x TC1507 x NK603 for test registration of commercial cultivars; maize TC1507 x NK603 for commercial release; and maize Bt11 x MIR162 x GA21 for commercial release.

 

The evaluation process will include contributions from different members of the Institutional Articulation Committee (IAC) and compiled by the Biosecurity Risk Assessment (BRA) in a technical report. This can be viewed on July 10 to 24, 2012 at http://www.mgap.gub.uy/portal/hgxpp001.aspx  (DG - Biosafety Cabinet). Comments are received via bioseguridad@mgap.gub.uy or directly to the Office of Biosafety.

 

See the news in Spanish at http://www.inase.org.uy/files/docsc0d214e94da28509.pdf