Prohibition of planting and importing transgenic products
Prohibition of planting and importing transgenic products; A member of the parliament’s agriculture commission announced that the import and planting of transgenic crops was banned after several investigations in meetings with the government and responsible ministries, saying: “If a transgenic crop enters the country, it must have a label.”
Abdul Ghafoor Irannejad in an interview with Tasnim News Agency economic reporter about the decision of the Agriculture Commission to ban the planting and import of transgenic crops in the country and its planting said: The approvals were submitted to the Joint Commission and after approval must be approved in public.
He continued by stating that the subject of this resolution remains to be considered until the end of the review of the Sixth Plan and the 96th budget: مهم The important point in this resolution is that the products that are imported as transgenics should be imported. It can be determined in reputable laboratories and the percentage of transgenics.
The member of the Agriculture Commission emphasized that rice is the most important crop whose transgenics have been raised, noting that these products should be prevented from entering the country and even if they are imported, in addition to announcing the conditions of the transgenic product by the exporting country, we should Test the country and the points of entry of goods.
In response to the question why these products are not prevented from entering the country in general, Irannejad clarified: It should be like this, but in cases when the country has a shortage of products and we need to import, it should be checked in reputable laboratories.
He continued in response to the question whether these products can not be allowed to enter even if we have to import them, he said: Yes, it is possible not to allow the import and it should be so, but when this ban is mentioned in the resolution, it should be Import of this type of products with a license is for this; If we were ever forced to import transgenic goods due to a shortage of products, it must be checked with a license and in the country laboratories.
The member of the Agriculture Commission concluded by stating that the transgenic label should be included on this type of product: که We emphasize that these products should be tested in reputable laboratories because we can determine the percentage of transgenic, approved Or find out if it does not exist and finally be allowed to enter the market or not.