GM Approval Updates

October 11, 2017 Canada approved the Innate® potato events W8, X17 and Y9 for food, feed, and cultivation use. All three events have reduced acrylamide potential, reduced black spot bruising, and resistance to late blight of potato. 
October 4, 2017 Taiwan approved the soybean event MON87751 x MON87701 x MON87708 x MON89788 (HT + IR) and the maize event Bt11 x MIR162 x MON89Ø34 x GA21 (HT + IR) for food use. 

September 27, 2017 South Korea approved the new maize event MON87427 x MON89034 x MIR162 x MON87411 (HT + IR) for food and feed use. The event has glyphosate herbicide tolerance and lepidopteran and coleopteran insect resistance. 

September 27, 2017 South Korea approved the maize event MON87427 x MON89034 x TC1507 x MON87411 x 59122 (HT + IR) for feed use.

September 27, 2017 South Korea approved the soybean event DAS81419 x DAS44406 (HT + IR) for food use.
September 27, 2017 The USA has granted the nonregulated status to the new argentine canola event, MS11. The event is tolerant to glufosinate herbicide and has a pollination control system (Male sterility and Fertility restoration).
August 25, 2017 Taiwan approved the canola event MON88302 x RF3 (HT + PC) for food use.
August 10, 2017 Taiwan approved the maize event MZHG0JG (stacked HT) for food use.
July 31, 2017 Taiwan approved the soybean event MON87705 x MON87708 x MON89788 (HT + PQ) for food use.
August 3, 2017 Taiwan approved the cotton events MON88701 x MON88913 (stacked HT) and MON88701 x MON88913 x MON15985 (HT + IR) and the canola event MON88302 x MS8 x RF3 (HT + PC) for food use.
August 1, 2017 Taiwan approved the maize event MON87403 (altered growth/yield) and the cotton event COT102 x MON15985 x MON88913 x MON88701 (HT + IR) for food use.

August 1, 2017 Malaysia approved the maize events, DAS40278 (HT) and MZHG0JG (stacked HT), and the soybean event DP305423 (PQ) for food and feed use.
August 7, 2017 Turkey approved three soybean events: MON87708 (stacked HT), CV127 (HT), and MON87705 (HT + PQ); and the maize event MON87460 (abiotic stress tolerance) for feed use.
August 3, 2017 China approved the maize event 5307Agrisure® Duracade™ for food and feed use.
July 17, 2017 South Korea approved the cotton event 3006-210-23 x 281-24-236 x MON88913 x COT102 x 81910 (HT + IR) for food use.

July 12, 2017 The European Union approved the cotton events 3006-210-23 x 281-24-236 x MON88913 (HT + IR) and GHB119 (HT + IR), and the maize events BT11 x 59122 x MIR604 x TC1507 x GA21 (HT + IR) and DAS40278 (HT) for food and feed use. 
June 29, 2017 Canada approved three maize events, namely: MON87427 x MON89034 x TC1507 x MON87411 x 59122 x DAS40278 (HT + IR), MON89034 x TC1507 x NK603 x MIR162 (HT + IR), and Bt11 x MIR162 x MIR604 x MON89034 x 5307 x GA21 (HT + IR) for commercial use.

June 28, 2017 Brazil approved the new GM sugarcane event, CTB141175 / 01-A (IR) for commercial use. This new event is resistant to the sugarcane borer.
June 20, 2017 South Korea approved the canola event 73496 x RF3 (HT + PC) for feed use.
June 13, 2017 Taiwan approved the maize event MON87419 (stacked HT) for food use.
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