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Updates on Biosafety-related Initiatives ( July-October 2014). Department of Agriculture. Updates on GM approval, 2013. 14 events for direct use as food and feed or for processing and 1 event for propagation FFP: Corn 3272 of Syngenta which was renewed on Feb 7 2013

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Updates on biosafety related initiatives july october 2014

Updates on Biosafety-related Initiatives(July-October 2014)

Department of Agriculture


Updates on gm approval 2013

Updates on GM approval, 2013

14 events for direct use as food and feed or for processing and 1 event for propagation

FFP:

  • Corn 3272 of Syngenta which was renewed on Feb 7 2013

  • Corn Bt11 of Syngenta which was renewed on July 19, 2013

  • Soybean 40-3-2 of Monsanto which was renewed on July 19 2013

  • Soybean 305423 of Pioneer which was approved on September 9, 2013

  • Corn NK603 of Monsanto which was renewed on September 10 2013

  • Corn TC1507 of Pioneer which was renewed on October 7 2013


Updates on biosafety related initiatives july october 2014

Canola Rt73 of Monsanto which was renewed on October 22 2013

Corn Bt 176 of Syngenta which was renewed on October 24 2013

Corn Ga21 of Syngenta which was renewed on November 20 2013

Corn T25 of Bayer which was renewed on Dec 5 2013

Cotton 1445 of Monsanto which was renewed on Dec 5 2013

Cotton 15985 of Monsanto which was renewed on Dec 5 2013

Corn Bt11 X Corn MIR604 X Corn GA21 of Syngenta which was renewed on Mar 1 2013

Corn Bt11 X MIR162 of Syngenta which was approved on Oct 29 2013

FOR PROPAGATION:

Bt corn (Corn TC1507) of Pioneer on December 9, 2013


Gm crops field trial monitoring

GM Crops Field Trial Monitoring

 Contained Trial Activities on the following:

  • Pioneer’s Seed Production Technology in Bay, Los Banos, Laguna

  • IRRI’s Biofortified Rice in Los Banos, Laguna

     Field Trial of the following:

  • Btcotton in Batac, IlocosNorte and Polomolok, South Cotabato

  • Delayed Ripening Papaya in Los Banos, Laguna


Capability enhancement activities

Capability Enhancement Activities

  • Continuing operation and maintenance of Post-Entry Quarantine

    Service (PEQS) Molecular Biology Laboratory

     Participation in meetings and workshops:

  • 11thMeeting of the ASEAN Genetically Modified Food Testing

    Network (GMF Net), Vientiane, Lao PDR August 14-15, 2014

  • Seventh Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) to the Cartagena

    Protocol on Biosafety held on September 29 to October 3, 2014

    in South Korea

  • APEC Workshop on the Plant Biotechnology Life Cycle held on

    September 14-16, 2014 in Beijing, China

  • Global LLP Initiative (teleconference calls)


Updates on biosafety related initiatives july october 2014

  • Conduct of training-

    workshop

    Workshop on Risk Assessment Capability Enhancement (RACE) of ComReps, PhilFIDAIBC and Implementers in the Evaluation of Bt Cotton Varieties held on October 14-17, 2014 in Polomolok, South Cotabato


Policy formulation

Policy Formulation

  • Drafting of memorandum circular on “Enhancing the Insect Resistance Management (IRM) Strategy for Bt Corn Targeting Asian Corn Borer (ACB)”


Biosafety information dissemination activities

Biosafety Information Dissemination Activities

  • Biosafety considerations and regulatory policies are discussed as part of lectures

  • Biotech 101 training for DA Regional Executive Directors and RAFCs, held at PhilRice on 11-15 August 2014.

  • Presentations by BPI personnel and Dr. Antonio Alfonso on various occasions


Thank you

THANK YOU


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