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Turkey’s biosafety law causes heavy losses to agri-food chain

| May 14, 2012
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According to the new Economic Impact Assessment by British consultant Graham Brookes (PG Economics), Turkey’s biosafety law has had a substantial negative economic impact on the food manufacturing and livestock production sectors. Turkey has approved 16 genetically modified soybean and maize plants for feed use and introduced a zero tolerance threshold for the presence of unapproved GMOs. This number stands in stark contrast to the 56 GM crops which are marketed globally for food and animal feed production.

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