As in many other parts of the world, genetically modified (GM) technologies have long faced controversy and skepticism in China. Photo: Reuters
As in many other parts of the world, genetically modified (GM) technologies have long faced controversy and skepticism in China. Photo: Reuters

China food security: GM soybean, corn commercial planting a step closer after ‘rapid introduction’ of draft

  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs draft criteria defines the thresholds of authenticity and effectiveness for genetically modified (GM) varieties
  • China’s reliance on foreign soybeans was viewed as a structural weak link during the Trump-era trade war

As in many other parts of the world, genetically modified (GM) technologies have long faced controversy and skepticism in China. Photo: Reuters
As in many other parts of the world, genetically modified (GM) technologies have long faced controversy and skepticism in China. Photo: Reuters
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