Crop Biotech Update

Uruguay Biotech Annual Report

February 25, 2011

The Uruguay Annual Biotechology  Report is now available at http://gain.fas.usda.gov/Recent%20GAIN%20Publications/Biotechnology%20-%20GE%20Plants%20and%20Animals_Buenos%20Aires_Uruguay_1-24-2011.pdf

The Global Agricultural Information Network report prepared by the US Department of Agricultural Service says that three events are approved for commercialization in Uruguay: one soybean variety (MON 40-3-2) and two maize varieties (MON 810 and Bt 11). No other new approvals for living modified organism events have been made since 2004.