Turkey’s MOA Appeals Court Decision, Biotech Ban Resumes

Several weeks ago, the U.S. Grains Council reported Turkey’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and Rural Affairs released a directive, ordered by the Turkish Danistay Court, to repeal the Oct. 26, 2009, regulation that restricted market access of products containing biotechnology derived content. The Council received word today that the MOA appealed the Court’s decision and overturned the regulation. Thus, the Oct. 26 ban is again in effect.


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