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English Archive: 2015

(Selected articles from Bio Journal in English)


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  • From Bio Journal - December 2015
    Blue carnation to be marketed in pots next spring
    What the Cabinet Office "Next Generation Agri-innovation" aims for
    GM canola and GM soy wild volunteers confirmed in MAFF survey
    With the basic outline agreement on TPP, GM crop working group to be established

  • From Bio Journal - November 2015
    This month's news trend: GMOs in South Korea; Move to stricter labeling fizzles out
    Food Safety Commission view: Trend for reduced anxiety over GM food (Nikkei Biotech, 2015/10/07)
    Screening of acrylamide-reduced potato to continue.

  • From Bio Journal - October 2015
    Nagoya University finalizes GM plant pollution investigation committee report
    Revision of Japan's food labeling system advances at snail's pace
    GM rice harvested
    Hokkaido Research Organization (HRO) apologizes for refusal to respond

  • From Bio Journal - September 2015
    Ebola virus research facility to begin operation in Tokyo

  • From Bio Journal - August 2015
    Cartagena law regulations drastically relaxed

  • From Bio Journal - July 2015
    Hokkaido Research Organization refuses to respond to citizensf questions
    MAFF survey confirms spilled GM grain at all targeted ports

  • From Bio Journal - June 2015
    The Hokkaido Farmersf Association demands the implementation of GM crop cultivation
    GM plant volunteers found growing after experiment at Nagoya University (Jiji Press 2015/5/22)

  • From Bio Journal - May 2015
    GM rice with enhanced photosynthesis to be cultivated again this year
    Breeding of luminescent silk worms to continue

  • From Bio Journal - April 2015
    Clinical trials on GM rice begin at the Jikei University School of Medicine (Nihon Keizai Shinbun 2015/2/28)
    GM food additive invisibility
    The Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute and Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology violate Cartagena laws
    GMOs not detected in survey of GM papaya volunteers on Okinawa
    GM contamination in rice flour imported from China
    GMO free zone national exchange meeting held at Aso

  • From Bio Journal - March 2015
    Trend toward an increase in GM foods on Japanese dinner tables
    Glyphosate detected in Indian chickpeas
    The University of Tokyo and Hayashibara Co., Ltd. contravene Cartahena laws

  • From Bio Journal - February 2015
    Cotton seeds imported from China contaminated with GM seeds
    Japanfs ongoing GM crop trials

  • From Bio Journal - January 2015
    Unapproved GM papaya confirmed in Okinawa yet again
    Crossbreeding not confirmed by MAFF GM rapeseed volunteer survey







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