Turkey approves GMO corn, soybeans for animal feed

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Turkey’s Biosecurity Council has approved the use of three types of genetically modified soybeans and one type of genetically modified corn as animal food in a decision published in the Official Gazette on Aug. 2, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

The decision was undertaken after the Poultry Meat Producers and Breeders Association (BESD-BİR) applied to the council. The council then analyzed reports prepared by its scientific risk evaluation and socioeconomic evaluation committees, approving that MON87708, BPS-CV127-9 and MON87705 soybeans as well as MON87460 type corn can all be used to feed animals under certain conditions.

Turkey normally does not allow the use of genetically modified organisms (GMO) for food.

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Read full, original post: Turkish biosecurity council allows use of genetically modified soybeans, corn as animal food

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