Brazil okays importation of genetically modified HB4 wheat flour

BRAZIL – Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation has given the green light for the importation of genetically modified drought resistant HB4 wheat flour for animal and human consumption. Following a rigorous review process that included the use of OMICS datasets to support the scientific safety evaluation of HB4 wheat, the Brazilian National Biosafety Commission (CTNBio) unanimously endorsed biosafety conditions for flour obtained from HB4 wheat. The drought resistant flour was engineered by Bioceres Crop Solutions, a provider of crop productivity solutions. “Meaningful resources and efforts have backed this…

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