GM Approval Updates

January 11, 2018 In late 2017, the European Union approved the soybean events DAS44406-6 (stacked HT), FG72 x A5547-127 (stacked HT), DAS68416-4 (stacked HT) and DP305423 x GTS 40-3-2 (HT + PQ), as well as the canola event MON88302 x MS8 x RF3 (HT + PC) for food and feed use.
January 3, 2018 Malaysia approved the soybean events DAS68416-4 (stacked HT), DAS-444Ø6-6 (stacked HT), and DAS81419 (stacked IR) for food and feed use in late 2017.
December 21, 2017 Australia and New Zealand granted food approvals to the canola event MS11 (HT + PC) and the Innate potato events F10 (stacked PQ), J3 (stacked PQ), W8 (DR + PQ), X17 (DR + PQ), Y9 (DR + PQ) and the new event E56 (stacked PQ).
December 11, 2017 South Korea approved the maize events MZHG0JG (food and feed use), Bt11 x MIR162 x MON89Ø34 x GA21 (feed only), and MON89034 x TC1507 x NK603 x MIR162 (food only) as well as the soybean event MON87708 x MON89788 x A5547-127 (food only) in December.

November 29, 2017 Argentina approved the soybean event SYHTØH2 (stacked HT) for commercial use.
November 28, 2017 Taiwan approved the maize event MON87427 x MON89034 x TC1507 x MON87411 x 59122 (HT + IR) for food use.
November 14, 2017 Mexico approved the following events for food use in 2017:

Maize events: Bt11 x MIR162 (HT + IR); Bt11 x TC1507 x GA21 (HT + IR); Bt11 x MIR162 x MON89Ø34 x GA21 (HT + IR); MON87427 x MON89034 x MIR162 x MON87411 (HT + IR); and MON89034 x TC1507 x NK603 x MIR162 (HT + IR).

Soybean events: MON87705 x MON87708 x MON89788 (HT + IR); New event MON87708 x MON89788 x A5547-127 (stacked HT).
November 14, 2017 Mexico approved the following events for food use in 2016:

Cotton event: 3006-210-23 x 281-24-236 x MON88913 x COT102 x 81910 (HT + IR)

Maize events: MON87427 x MON89Ø34 x MIR162 x NK603 (HT + IR) and MON-87427-7 x MON-89Ø34-3 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-87411-9 x DAS-59122-7 (HT + IR)

Soybean events: DAS81419 x DAS44406 (HT + IR) and MON87751 (IR),
October 24, 2017 USA has approved the soybean event IND-ØØ41Ø-5 (Abiotic Stress Tolerance) for food use.
October 23, 2017 Singapore approved the canola event MON88302 (HT) and the soybean event MON87769 (PQ) for food use.
October 23, 2017 Singapore approved the maize events Bt11 (HT + IR), MIR162 (IR), MIR604 (IR), and GA21 (HT) for food use.
October 23, 2017 Singapore approved the alfalfa event KK179 (PQ) for food use.
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.
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