Russia suspends feed shipments from Canada over GMOs

The Russian Federation said undeclared or unregistered GMOs were found in recent shipments and that products shipped before June 17 would be tested before being allowed entry, according to a Canadian Food Inspection Agency statement. | Getty Images

Russia has suspended imports of animal and pet feed from Canada, citing undeclared GMOs.

The Russian Federation said undeclared or unregistered GMOs were found in recent shipments and that products shipped before June 17 would be tested before being allowed entry, according to a Canadian Food Inspection Agency statement.

The CFIA, Agriculture Canada and Global Affairs Canada are all investigating.

The CFIA reminded exporters that they must meet the requirements of importing countries, including limits on GMO content that Russia has established for pet food and animal feed.

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