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GM food safety tests, logos are planned

Updated: 2014-03-05 09:03
By Zhong Nan ( China Daily)

System will lead to an improved market environment for shoppers

China is working on an evaluation system for genetically modified (GM) food in order to assess its impact on the environment and human health, a senior official said.

Niu Dun, vice-minister of agriculture and a member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, said that because of public doubts being aired about GM safety, China is implementing strict labeling provisions so that all genetically engineered agricultural products that are sold in stores carry a GM logo.

GM food safety tests, logos are planned

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