The two new GM crops approved were Corteva Agriscience's DAS-81419-2 soybean and 55-1 papaya, jointly developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Hawaii University. | File photo

China approves two more GMO crops

BEIJING (Reuters) — China approved two new genetically modified (GM) crops for import on Dec. 30 that could boost agricultural purchases from the United States, while renewing permits for 10 others, the Chinese agriculture ministry said. In December, Beijing and Washington announced a Phase 1 trade deal, under which China has agreed to import more […] Read more

China plans to issue biosafety certificates to domestic GM soybean, corn

China plans to issue biosafety certificates to domestic GM soybean, corn

BEIJING (Reuters) — China’s agriculture ministry said Dec. 30 it plans to issue biosafety certificates to a domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) soybean crop and two corn crops, in a move towards commercializing GM grain production in the world’s top market. China will grant the certificate to SHZD32-01 soybean developed by Shanghai Jiaotong University, provided […] Read more

The two new GM crops approved were Corteva Agriscience's DAS-81419-2 soybean and 55-1 papaya, jointly developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Hawaii University. | File photo

China approves two new GM crops from U.S. for import, renews 10 others

BEIJING, (Reuters) – China approved two new genetically modified (GM) crops for import earlier this week that could boost agricultural purchases from the United States, while renewing permits for 10 others, the Chinese agriculture ministry said. Earlier this month, Beijing and Washington announced a Phase 1 trade deal, under which China has agreed to import […] Read more


China plans to issue biosafety certificates to domestic GM soybean, corn

China plans to issue biosafety certificates to domestic GM soybean, corn

BEIJING – China’s agriculture ministry said earlier this week it plans to issue biosafety certificates to a domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) soybean crop and two corn crops, in a move towards commercializing GM grain production in the world’s top market. China will grant the certificate to SHZD32-01 soybean developed by Shanghai Jiaotong University, provided […] Read more