Russia: Compulsory registration of GMO products

| February 1, 2013 |

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A bill to introduce compulsory registration of all products containing GM-components is in the final stages of adoption by the Russian parliament.

According to experts, it will strengthen the control over the circulation of genetically modified crops on the market, but at the same time will create a legal framework for cultivation, which will boost production. The initiative has already been welcomed by many authorities and experts.

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