MAFF and MOE in Japan started public comment period for new three GM plants
New gene edited fish with improved feed efficiency and growth rate notified in Japan in October 2023
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Result of roadside monitoring for GM canola and soybean in Japan was published.
New line of gene edited tomato was notified to MAFF and MHLW on July 27, 2023
MAFF approved 5 GM events for environmental release on May 11th.
Japan: Updated List of Substances Considered as Priority Assessment Chemicals Date: 26 April 2023 As part of the systematic risk assessment process for all chemical substances in Japan, the inventory of notified chemical substances is clustered into 2 groups: general chemicals (substances having a low risk) and all other substances, called priority assessment chemicals (PAC), […]
MHLW has launched a new initiative for the collection and joint review of data for the consolidated GHS classification of 157 target substances in the fiscal year 2023.
In 2021, the crop protection industry achieved the ruduction of ca. 9% in risk-weighted use of chemical pesticides.
Waxy corn developed by Corteva through gene editing technology was notified in Japan on March 20, 2023.
Japan’s FSC is currently revising the guidelines for the safety assessment of genetically modified (GM) food and food additives. The consultations about GM food are expected to be completed by the end of March 2023.