Syngenta's Enogen Trait Receives Import Approval from Japan and TaiwanAugust 6, 2010
Syngenta Seeds, Inc. announced the release of import approval from Japanese and Taiwanese regulatory authorities for its Enogen corn amylase trait (Event 3272). Based on tests, this event exhibit enhanced productivity and sustainability in the production of ethanol from corn. The approval allows importation of grain and co-products such as dry distillers grains (DDG) grown from corn hybrids with the Enogen trait for food and feed use in Japan and Taiwan. The Enogen trait stacked with Agrisure 3000GT has also been approved in Japan.
"As a leader in the development of plant-based solutions, Syngenta is pleased that the Enogen corn trait has been approved by the Japanese and Taiwanese governments," said David Morgan, president of Syngenta Seeds. "We believe our Enogen corn technology will play a vital role in improving ethanol plant productivity and increasing profit potential at a critical time for the ethanol industry."
Aside from Japan and Taiwan, the Enogen trait has already been approved for import into Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and the Philippines, and the corn hybrids have been approved for cultivation in Canada since 2008.
Read Syngenta's press release at http://www2.syngenta.com/en/media/mediareleases/en_100802.html.
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