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Brazil to relax GM crop monitoring

The Brazilian biosafety authorities are likely to relax post-commercialisation monitoring of genetically modified crops following “industry pressure”, according to national news reports. The Brazilian food industry association, the Abia, called on the national technical commission for biosafety, the CTNBio, to cease monitoring as it is considered “unachievable”. CTNBio president Dr Walter Colli agrees that monitoring should end, noting at last month’s commission meeting that “once a product is approved for commercialisation risks to human health and the environment have been dismissed”. The meeting failed to reach a definitive position on the proposal.



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