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last release: April 2018

Policy Developments

  • On 16 March, following a risk assessment jointly carried out by Health Canada and Food Standards Australia-New Zealand, Canada notified the International Rice Research Institute of its acceptance of Pro-vitamin A Bio-fortified Rice Event GR2E (Golden Rice).
  • On 8 March, Mexico notified the WTO of its intention to introduce new phytosanitary requirements for polished rice (Oryza sativa) imports from Guyana. The final date of comments on the measure is 7 May 2018 (G/SPS/N/MEX/331).