Saudi genetically modified agricultural products to be labeled
The Ministry of Agriculture has issued new regulations pertaining to the entry of genetically modified agricultural products into the Kingdom. The new system includes a number of conditions, including tagging agricultural products such as fruit, fresh vegetables, dates, barley, corn, millet and fig seedlings.
The system stipulates that the tags should be written clearly in Arabic as well as English. In addition, the genetically modified products should have official certificates attached to them, which confirm that the products are licensed and permissible for consumption in the producer countries in addition to conforming to Saudi standards. — (menareport.com)
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