Shandong Yinan:Strengthening the safety supervision of agricultural genetically modified organisms
By: Date: 2021-04-07 Categories: chinesefood Tags: ,
  Recently, the Science and Education Division of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Shandong Province and the Science and Education Section of the Agriculture and Rural Bureau of Linyi City jointly conducted on-site inspections on the safety supervision of agricultural genetically modified organisms in Yinan County, and fully affirmed the safety supervision of agricultural genetically modified organisms in Yinan County. Specific requirements were put forward for the next step of safety supervision and training.
   It is reported that in recent years, Yinan County has made great efforts to strengthen the safety supervision of agricultural genetically modified organisms to ensure the safety of agricultural genetically modified organisms. One is to carry out popular science propaganda. Propaganda activities such as the introduction of genetically modified science knowledge into institutions, campuses, communities, and villages have been carried out, making full use of radio, television, newspapers, understanding paper, websites, official accounts, headlines, WeChat groups, QQ groups, etc., to face the society Publicize and publish agricultural genetically modified information and scientific knowledge. At the same time, the use of agricultural slack seasons, short-term exhibitions, mobile science and technology museums and popular science caravans, etc., walk through the villages and alleys to go to the big market to display genetically modified science content to grassroots farmers. The second is to strengthen source supervision. The agricultural genetically modified organisms processing enterprises shall be inspected on site at least once a month, and the data of imported genetically modified foods shall be monitored once a month to ensure the safe use of imported genetically modified foods from the source and prevent outflows. At the same time, professional training is carried out, and experts from provinces and cities are invited to carry out comprehensive training for employees of 6 agricultural genetically modified biological processing enterprises in the county. The training content covers the safe control of genetically modified organisms from the entry of genetically modified food into the factory to the delivery of processed products. Staff welcome. The third is to strengthen law enforcement inspections. Carry out market monitoring. Carry out market monitoring of corn, rice and other seeds on the market. Strictly prevent illegal planting by targeting key links, sensitive areas and sampling and monitoring planting fields. Intensify investigation and punishment. Strengthen the professional knowledge training of agricultural administrative law enforcement personnel and grassroots agricultural technicians, clarify the significance of preventing the illegal spread of genetically modified food, actively carry out open and unannounced visits, and resolutely crack down on illegal production, processing of genetically modified seeds and illegal cultivation of genetically modified crops.
   So far, agricultural genetically modified organisms processing enterprises in Yinan County have safely used 26,000 tons of imported genetically modified corn. (Yinan County Agriculture and Rural Affairs Bureau)