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Current English Index -
from January 2021

(Selected articles from Bio Journal in English)


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  • Prospectus of Citizens' Biotechnology Information Center


  • From Bio Journal - October 2021
    Sales of genome-edited tomatoes begin
    Ministry approves sales of genome-edited red sea bream
    Labeling and organic certification of genome-edited crop seeds and seedlings


  • From Bio Journal - September 2021
    GM papaya detected in imported pickles
    Commercialization of genome-edited fish coming soon


  • From Bio Journal - August 2021
    TREND: EU approves edible insects
    Modified lignin demonstration plant begins operation


  • From Bio Journal - July 2021
    TREND: Starring role for biotechnology in MAFFfs "Green Food System Strategy"
    Japanese Diet Initiates Moves Toward Genome-edited Food Labeling
    Tomato processing companies say they don't use genome-edited tomatoes
    MHLW accelerates deliberations on approval of genome-edited fish
    Following GM foods, "not used" labeling for food additives to be eliminated


  • From Bio Journal - June 2021
    TREND: MAFF to promote RNA pesticides
    Distribution of genome-edited high-GABA tomatoes begins
    Self-labeling of "Non-genome-edited crops" for seeds and seedlings
    RIKEN responds on genome-edited potatoes


  • From Bio Journal - May 2021
    Trend: Intense activity toward commercialization of genome-edited food


  • From Bio Journal - April 2021
    Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to promote RNA pesticides
    Immediate clinical trials suddenly become routine in vaccine development
    Japanese pharmaceutical companies dependent on novel coronavirus vaccine
    Moves to approve genome-edited fish accelerate
    Petition to demand labeling of genome-edited crop seeds and seedlings


  • From Bio Journal - March 2021
    MHLW Council begins deliberations on genome-edited fish


  • From Bio Journal - February 2021
    Move toward commercialization of genome-edited fish by Kyoto University venture company
    Public comments solicited for the approval of the GM Phalaenopsis orchid


  • From Bio Journal - January 2021
    Japanfs first genome-edited food item, a tomato, gets green light for distribution
    Bill to amend the Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act approved and passed











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