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English Archive: 2010

(Selected articles from Bio Journal in English)


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  • Prospectus of Citizens' Biotechnology Information Center


  • From Bio Journal - December 2010
    Trend: Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety adopted
    Convention on Biological Diversity COP10 closes with adoption of the Nagoya Protocol
    Closeup: How the eNagoya– Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafetyf was agreed

  • From Bio Journal - November 2010
    NIAS contravenes Cartagena laws
    GM mice escape from Research lab
    Closeup: GM salmon approval process ongoing in US

  • From Bio Journal - October 2010
    Closeup: Reports on the surveys of GM canola volunteers by citizen groups and MAFF
    GM crop approvals for August 2010

  • From Bio Journal - September 2010
    Miyazaki University to conduct cultivation trials for GM cotton
    Japan becomes party to the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources
    MEXT approves the first domestic animal-human chimeric embryo
    GM crop approvals for July 2010
    Closeup: Is it necessary to slaughter cattle and pigs that have foot-and-mouth disease?

  • From Bio Journal - August 2010
    Ban on transplantation of iPS cells for clinical applications also lifted
    Closeup: Current state of cloned livestock

  • From Bio Journal - June 2010
    The Consumer Affairs Agency establishes a working group on food labeling
    Kanagawa Pref. proclaims GM crop cross-fertilization prevention ordinance
    MHWL revises policy and lifts ban on clinical applications of iPS cells
    Food Safety Commission says there is no new concern over GM foods
    New herbicide resistant GM soybean goes to cultivation trials (Monsanto Japan 2010/04/19)

  • From Bio Journal - May 2010
    Illegal disposal of GM E. coli at Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine
    Human ES cells: Personal data of embryo donors discussed
    High-tryptophan GM rice trials to take place again this year (National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, National Institute of Crop Science 2010/04/09)
    Monsanto to carry out trials of drought tolerant GM maize (Japan Monsanto 2010/03/20)
    GMO crop approvals for March 2010


  • From Bio Journal - April 2010
    Gene therapy patient dies at the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research
    More GMO approvals for February 2010


  • From Bio Journal - March 2010
    Trend: Tohoku University implements new GM rice trial
    Second trial begins in Joetsu GM rice case
    Solicitation of public comments ends on approval of the production of reproductive cells from pluripotent cells
    GMO approvals for February 2010


  • From Bio Journal - February 2010
    Ministry of the Environment finalizes draft of State Strategy for Biodiversity 2010
    Food Safety Commission Survey: Deep-rooted concern over GM foods
    New guidelines approving production of reproductive cells from pluripotent cells finalized
    GMO approvals for December 2009
    Closeup: Current situation of cloned livestock


  • From Bio Journal - January 2010
    Commercial cultivation of GM rice approved in China (Japan Agricultural Newspaper 2009/12/16, The Wall Street Journal, 2009/12/01, and others)
    GM broccoli discovered in Tsu City (Tokyo Shinbun 2009/11/21)
    MEXT life science field also target of budget screening
    Closeup: Repercussions of GM rice approval in China






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