Since 2007, the Russian government has required that foods containing more than 0.9 percent genetically modified (GM) material be labeled, but due to lack of implemented controls, many GM foods are unlabeled.
The government commission charged with assessing the safety of GM crops has not approved any GM crops as safe. As a result, cultivation of GMOs is officially banned in Russia. In practice, however, there is a concern that GM crops may be grown in the country, as rigorous controls are not in place to check crops
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