Ministry of Economy is examining impact of genetically modified grains on consumer health

By Sami Zaptia.

(Logo: The Ministry of Economy and Trade).

London, 18 October 2021:

The Ministry of Economy and Trade is examining the impact of genetically modified grains on consumer health.

The announcement was made on Thursday after the Deputy Minister of Economy and Trade for Commercial Affairs, Suhail Abu Shiha, held a meeting on the same day which included the Director of the Commercial Affairs Department in the Ministry, the Inspection and Consumer Protection Department, the Food and Drug Control Centre, and the Ministries of Agriculture and Livestock Resources to discuss the health effects of genetically modified grains used in the animal feed industry.

During the meeting, the attendees reviewed proposals for conducting a study on genetically modified grains and their impact on consumer health, and it was agreed to form a team comprising all relevant authorities to prepare the study and include recommendations.

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