The EU postponed a decision to extend the approval of a key weedkiller for another 15 years amid an uproar that it may cause cancer.
Senator Ahan Bizhanov has called Kazakhstan to forgo the use of genetically modified products.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the importance of integrating modern technologies into the country’s agriculture.
The Ministry of Agriculture is considering ways of introducing GMO in Kazakhstan.
According to him, GM products are set to widely spread across the globe as the global demand for food is on the rise.
The discovery of unauthorized genetically engineered wheat growing on a farm in the US state of Oregon has cast a spotlight on agricultural biotechnology and the debate about its safety.
The decree was signed by Kazakhstan’s chief sanitary doctor Zhandarbek Bekshin.
The climate is changing amid the global warming. GMO may become a necessity in such conditions: expert.