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India - Navigating the Regulatory Landscape of Genetically Modified Foods in India: An Update


May 08, 2024

Genetically Modified (GM) foods have become a pivotal topic in India's agricultural and food landscape, igniting debates on their potential benefits and inherent risks. Against this backdrop, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) released draft guidelines in November 2022 to address the regulatory framework for GM foods. This opinion article scrutinizes the draft guidelines, explores their implications for the Indian food market, and underscores the significance of effectively curbing illegal sales through comprehensive regulations in the public domain. In recent years, the global discourse surrounding genetically modified (GM) foods has gained momentum. India, as a significant player in agriculture and food production, has not remained untouched by this phenomenon.


Author(s):  Gaurav., Ranjan, A., Patil, N.S., Narang, R.K. & Singh, A.

Published in: Current Biotechnology

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